Friday, August 8 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. The Forbidden Fruit: Breaking the Stigma of Sex Talk .3 CEU Saturday, August 9 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Hear It, Sign It, Be It! Strategies for Successful Music Interpreting .6 CEU Presented by: AMBER GALLOWAY GALLEGO
***$5 will be added if registering at the door.
About the presenter:
You may recognize Amber as the pink-haired interpreter whose interpretation of Kendrick Lamar during Lollapalooza went viral last year. She became a crowd favorite and was sought out from various people to find out about who she is and what she does. You can see more about that experience on the links below also you can read her interview in Rolling Stone magazine here. She was also in a Sign Language Rap battle on Jimmy Kimmel recently.
Amber Galloway Gallego spent the earlier part her interpreting career as a community interpreter in San Antonio, Texas. After graduating from San Antonio College with an A.A.S. degree in Interpreting for the Deaf Amber earned her BA in Psychology, and just recently received her Master’s Degree in ASL/English Interpreting from UNF. After interpreting in many Program at a local community college, Amber found her true “calling” was teaching. When she is not teaching future interpreters, facilitating workshops around the country, or working “in the field” as a freelance interpreter, Amber is busy interpreting concerts and music festivals in a myriad of genres. Passion, dedication, integrity, and continual skill development are attributes that Amber not only instills in her students, but traits she demands from herself. She currently holds the following certifications: RID CI and CT, RID and NAD NIC, Texas B.E.I. Level V and Texas B.E.I. Oral Certified: Comprehensive.different capacities (staff/freelance/video relay) and in a variety of settings, Amber felt the need to give back to her profession. During her work as an Adjunct Instructor at an Interpreter Training Program.
Photo Credit: ABC/Randy Holmes
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