our services

Translation

Certified translators and interpreters in Alberta, Calgary and Edmonton, Words Without Borders, WWB

Certified translations in more than 30 languages and diverse subjects.

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Interpretation

Certified translators and interpreters in Alberta, Calgary and Edmonton, Words Without Borders, WWB

Certified and experienced interpreters in more than 25 languages.

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Editing

Professional editors in Alberta, Calgary and Edmonton, Words Without Borders, WWB

Editors who master the art of proofreading and copyediting in English and major languages.

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TRAINING

CILISAT Exam and Preparation

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Information sessions and webinars to prepare candidates for the CILISAT exam.

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Courses and Workshops

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Seminars, workshops, courses and webinars in translation, interpretation and editing.

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Cultural Brokerage

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In-house and online services to help 

 understand cultural differences for successful communication outcomes.

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Our Team

Hellen Martínez, CTr, AComI

Hellen Martinez, Spanish Certified Translator, Alberta, Calgary, Words Without Borders, WWB

Hellen is an English-Spanish Certified Translator and an Associate Interpreter member of ATIA. She holds a bachelor's degree in Translation and Interpretation in Spanish, English and French, a Certificate in Marketing Management, and a Certificate in Professional Editing. She has more than 26 years of experience working in the industry, and has translated and interpreted for different sectors such as oil and gas, agriculture, law and health, and government.

Roula Salam, CTr, AComI

Roula Salam, Arabic Certified Translator, Alberta, Edmonton, Words Without Borders, WWB

Roula is an Arabic-English Certified Translator and Associate Interpreter member of ATIA.  She  holds a PhD degree in English Literature from Queen’s University, a certificate in education, and has close to twenty years of experience in teaching, research, writing and translation.  She has worked as a court interpreter in Ontario and Alberta, and has extensive experience in training and professional development. Roula has taught a number of workshops in translation across Edmonton and Calgary. 

Our Featured Linguist: Shalini Khan

Our featured linguist: Shalini Khan, Words Without Borders, WWB

 Shalini Khan is an editor, writer and communications consultant with extensive experience in academic and literary communications. She is a member of the Editors’ Association of Canada. She has a PhD in English from Queen’s University, and is a former English professor. She is the founder of ThinkWell Communications.