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Photo of Shawn Lindholm, Project Manager at the UMass Translation Center

Shawn Lindholm, Project Manager

Shawn Lindholm holds a BA in French from Rutgers University and has trained in conference interpretation with Professor Dan Martin at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. In addition to French, she has knowledge of Spanish and Russian. She has five years of administrative experience in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


Photo of Río Hernández, Project Manager at the UMass Translation Center

Río Hernández, Project Manager

Rio Hernandez holds a BA in History and Asian Studies from Cornell University and an MA in Translation Studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is a native speaker of Spanish with knowledge of Japanese and Thai.


Boyana Dragicevich, Assistant Project Manager

Boyana Dragicevich holds a BA in Anthropology and Sociology from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College (now Randolph College). She is a native speaker of Serbian with knowledge of Croatian, Bosnian and Montenegrin. She has been in love with words all of her life, having grown up in the multilingual and multiethnic society of former Yugoslavia. She is the Serbian translator of two plays from English for the 2009 and 2018 editions of the Joakim InterFest Theater Festival in Kragujevac, Serbia. She also worked as an interpreter for the Sudbina Theater Company during the 2018 festival.