Rosario Charo Welle is an accredited Latin America (Latam) & US Spanish translator, copy editor, proofreader, and consecutive interpreter, owner of VerasWords Translation Workroom, serving direct clients, selected agencies, and partnering with other colleagues. For the past 20 years her working expertise includes the translation, editing, and proofreading of documents in the areas of communications, public media, marketing, education Pre-k-12, cosmetics, healthcare, and religion (Judeo-Christian).
Since joining the American Translators Association (ATA) in 2001, Charo has actively promoted the ATA’s goals through her volunteer work, including serving as member of the 2018-2019 ATA Nominating and Leadership Committee, serving as the Spanish Language Division (SPD) division administrator (2016-2020), as SPD assistant administrator (2010-2012 and 2014-2016), SPD Intercambios’ editor (2007-2010), SPD Webmaster (2011-2018), and member of SPD Leadership Council (2010-2020), among other roles. Charo is the recipient of several accolades including the 2006 ATA’s School Outreach Award, the 2014 ATA’s Harvie Jordan Scholarship, and the 2019 Hispana Realizada’s Inspiración Hispana (Hispanic Women Inspiration) award. She has also been recognized for her years of volunteer work nationally, in her community, and in many worthwhile projects.
Charo is currently pursuing a Master’s in Communication with a concentration in Marketing Communication and a focus in Creative Writing from the University of Denver. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications degree from the University of Denver, graduating magna cum laude, an Associates of Arts degree from Eastfield College, graduating with high honors, and an English into Spanish Professional Certificate in Translation Studies from New York University.
When not working, this native of the Dominican Republic, can be found serving her community, mentoring her peers, traveling, reading, practicing ballet, or furthering her knowledge in languages, cultures, communications, history, literature, and translation.