Francesca Samuel is a freelance interpreter and translator based in Tucson, Arizona. She is the founder and president of A la Carte Translations, a web-based translation business. She is immediate past president of Arizona Translators and Interpreters, Inc. as well as the immediate past administrator of the Spanish Language Division of the American Translators Association.
She has approximately 20+ years of experience in the profession and has presented at the annual conferences of the Federation Internationale de Traducteur (FIT), the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT), the California Federation of Interpreters (CFI) and the American Translators Association (ATA).
She is a member of the BBB, ASBA, NAJIT, ATA and ATI.
A native of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, she lived in New York City and Los Angeles before settling in Tucson, AZ, where she now lives with her husband and children.