Diana Ghali

Freelance Arabic Translator & Data Entry Freelancer

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Location:Dublin, Ohio, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/dianaghali
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Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$15
Rate/Hr
Professional History
February 2012 - July 31, 2013 Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT)
Executive Secretary
Provide secretarial and administrative support to assure efficiency of the services of CIDT and AWR.
Receive and screen incoming calls, e-mails and visitors, determines which are priority matters, and alerts the administrator or executive accordingly. Makes referrals to appropriate staff or provides requested information.
Assist managerial level in directing tasks to the appropriate staff member and following up on the accomplishment of these tasks.
Assist in the planning and preparation of meetings, conferences and telephone conference calls.
Provide support and administrative services to the managerial level as requested.
Contribute to preparing, implementing and developing the CIDT general plan in coordination with CIDT’s managerial level.
Contribute to preparing CIDT quarterly, half-year and annual reports in coordination with the managerial level.
Follow-up on AWR’s Twitter accounts.
Receive and train translation interns and explain the AWR website content and the method of uploading articles.
Assign tasks to translation interns and review their work.
Organize translation interns’ work inside CIDT.
Write evaluation and recommendation letters of translation interns’ and submit it to managerial letter for approval, signature and stamp.
Conduct media critiques of misreporting articles in foreign or Egyptian press.
Selection of daily articles from Egyptian newspapers to be translated according to a specific selection criteria.
Translate and compose daily overviews from selected press articles.

December 2012 - March 2013 6Cairo Gallery
Freelance translator
- Translate articles from Arabic to English and English to Arabic on art to be presented in leaflets for exhibitions.

June 2011 - February 2012 CIDT
Executive Secretary/Fundraising Specialist/Intern Coordinator
In charge of providing executive secretarial and administrative support to assure efficiency of the services of CIDT and AWR. Report to CIDT’s Academic Consultant and Managing Director.
Provide secretarial and administrative support to assure efficiency of the services of CIDT and AWR.
Receive and screen incoming calls, e-mails and visitors, determines which are priority matters, and alerts the administrator or executive accordingly. Makes referrals to appropriate staff or provides requested information.
Assist managerial level in directing tasks to the appropriate staff member and following up on the accomplishment of these tasks.
Assist in the planning and preparation of meetings, conferences and telephone conference calls.
Provide support and administrative services to the managerial level as requested.
Contribute to preparing, implementing and developing the CIDT general plan in coordination with CIDT’s managerial level.
Contribute to preparing CIDT quarterly, half-year and annual reports in coordination with the managerial level.
Follow-up on AWR’s Twitter accounts.
Receive and train translation interns and explain the AWR website content and the method of uploading articles.
Assign tasks to translation interns and review their work.
Organize translation interns’ work inside CIDT.
Write evaluation and recommendation letters of translation interns’ and submit it to managerial letter for approval, signature and stamp.
Conduct media critiques of misreporting articles in foreign or Egyptian press.
Assist in translation jobs when needed.
Compare among the different donor organizations.
Consider the conditions and guidelines of donors to seek the best funding opportunities.
Write projects’ proposals.
Draft and modify projects in their final forms.
Do all correspondence with donors.
Brainstorm of new funding projects and programs.
Fill out donor applications in regards of their guidelines.
Write proposed budgets.
Write program performance reports.
Coordinate projects.
Searching for organizations offering exchange of interns.
Reaching agreements of intern exchanging organizations.
Receiving interns and explaining the CIDT system of work for them.
Participating with interns in defining their work plan in CIDT.
Assigning tasks to the interns and reviewing interns’ work.
Coordinating interns’ work inside CIDT in all its different units.
Writing reports on evaluation of interns’ work in CIDT during their internship period.
Assisting interns in finding accommodation in Egypt.
Assisting in translation of articles when needed.

February 28, 2011- June 2011 CIDT
Fundraising specialist
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December 26, 2010 - February 27, 2011 CIDT
Reviewer/ Translator
Translate and summarize news article in the Egyptian press media.
Write press reviews
October 18, 2010 - December 17, 2010 Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)
Media Monitor
Monitor the performance of newspaper and magazines during the 2010 parliament elections.
Read Arabic newspapers and magazines (governmental and independent) everyday for two month (one month before and after the elections).
Analyze any article that concerns the elections with qualitative and quantitative analysis.

September 2009 – June 2010 The Daily News Egypt/International Herald Tribune (The Global Edition of New York Times)
Intern
Report on current events.
Write news stories and features.
Translate news pieces.
Transcript videos and audio clips.
Conduct investigative reporting.
Monitor media coverage.
Select news stories and news photos from foreign wires.

June 2009 – July 2010 Euphoria Magazine
Freelancer
Come up with my own article ideas.
Prepare a pitch and send it to the Editor in Chief.
Research, investigate, and finally write the approved article.

October 2008 – May 2009 Sawt al-Jam’ah Magazine in English (Cairo University Publication)
Reporter
Come up with my pitch and write about it.

July 2008 – August 2008 Middle East News Agency (MENA)
Intern
Translating and editing course (English to Arabic – Arabic to English).
Translating and editing news stories from foreign wires at the foreign desk.
Translating news stories and upload it on MENA’s website at the Multimedia News Department.

Education
BA Mass Communication in English (specialization: Journalism) from Cairo University in 2010.
Grade: Very good with honor.
High school in June 2006 from Modern American School of Egypt 2000 (MASE 2000), New Cairo, Egypt. (American Diploma Certificate.)
Grade: 99.06%
Primary and Preparatory school in St. Joseph School, El Korba, Heliopolis. Cairo - Egypt.

Extra curricular activities

American University in Cairo (AUC)
March 2009 Achieved and completed self leadership course.
November 2008 Achieved and completed Media council in ISLC workshop.
February 2008 Achieved and completed the council of Intrapreneurship in Entrepreneurs’ Society (ES) workshop.
November 2007 Achieved and completed the council of marketing and public relations in The International Conference on Global Economy (ICGE) workshop.

Awards
"Best presenter" in the fifth annual Entrepreneurship conference in Intrapreneurship council - AUC.
Represented my college in attending President of the United States of America, Barrack Hussein Obama’s speech that took place in Cairo University ‘June 4, 2009’; Covered the event for Euphoria Magazine.
Certificate of honor in my graduation project (Metropolis; English General Magazine) which took the first place in the competition.
Skills (2) Rating
Arabic Translation
Data Entry