Gloria M. Rivera, merged her medical background to her love for translation, interpreting, and teaching and over 15 years of experience and created Legal Urpi.
After working in Lima, Peru, as a physician-surgeon, she arrived to the US where she pursued a Professional Certificate of Translation and Interpreting at UCSD Extension and taught for said program.
As an interpreter, Ms. Rivera holds both medical interpreting certifications valid nationwide, Certified Medical Interpreter (CMI-Spanish) and Certified Healthcare Interpreter (CHI-Spanish) as well as California Certified Court Interpreter (CCCI). She also has extensive experience as a conference and escort interpreter.
Gloria is a Faculty Member of the National Center for Interpretation of the University of Arizona and is the recipient of CHIA’s 2018 Trainer of the Year Award.
She enjoys sharing her knowledge by teaching seminars, workshops, and conferences in the United States and abroad.