Jorge L. García

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Organization: Ministry of ICT of Colombia
Affiliation: ICANN
Stakeholder Group(s): Government/Inter-Governmental Organization
Region: Latin America and the Caribbean
Country: Colombia

Jorge Luis Lara García is a Professional in Modern Languages and current student intern at the International Office of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies of Colombia. In that capacity, he provides translations from English to Spanish and vice versa for different types of documents that are required in the Ministry.

Career History

Ministry of ICT of Colombia (2016 − Currently)

Jorge García has been working as translator at the International Office of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies of Colombia since december 2016. He translates from English to Spanish and vice versa a broad range of subject matter with emphasis on international policy, commercial and IT documents. He is responsible for the Spanish translation of the articles published on the ICANNwiki page, since he is specialist in IT-related issues.

Education

Jorge is currently finishing his degree in Modern Languages with a Major in translation of economic-financial, legal and commercial documents from the Universidad EAN. He speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese, and French, and also knows some Japanese.

At the university, he always tried to make the most of his time and participate in as many extracurricular activities as possible:

  • He becomes a Portuguese and English language tutor, he was member of a piano group, attended to proofreading and copyediting courses, and others concerning to conference interpreting. Furthermore, he had the opportunity to publish his first article in Portuguese about a current problem in our society: bullying.