Descision Based on Integrity

Posted by on Oct 18, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Just a couple of days ago, I interpreted at a meeting between Kazakhstan Minister of Oil and Gas, Under Secretary of Energy, and senior executives of major oil companies.  It’s been over ten years now since I started interpreting at the Head of State level, and over 20 since I first came to the US – with $200 in my pocket and a visa that did not allow me to work. I vividly remember my very first interpreting assignment. I was then the first Soviet graduate student at the University of Kentucky.  For those of you who don’t know, Lexington is considered the horse capital of the world,...

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