Meet the members of the SPD Podcast Committee!


The ATA SPD Podcast helps Division members develop and improve their business and lifestyle as language professionals. In each episode, Division members and special guests share ideas and actionable strategies to stimulate motivation, creativity, communication, and contribution to the profession. The podcast is also a venue for all ATA members to explore education in translation, editing, interpretation, and related fields.

These are the names and faces of the current members who are running the podcast!


Gabriela Escarrá, an ATA and SPD Podcast Committee member. Gabriela is a Certified Translator and holds two university degrees in Translation and Literature & Linguistics. She lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Rosario Charo Welle, translator, copy editor, and proofreader, joined the ATA in 2001, and immediately began volunteering for the Spanish Language Division. Charo holds a professional Certificate in Translation English to Spanish and a BA in Communications, graduating magna cum laude. As the current Division administrator, she enjoys serving as a founding member of the Podcast Committee and assisting in the production of each episode.
Edna Santizo, an ATA and SPD member since 2010, and the Chair of the SPD Digital and Social Media Committee since 2017. Edna is a seasoned Conference and Community Interpreter, and a Certified California Court Interpreter. She lives in Los Angeles, California.
Gloria Cabrejos is a translator and proofreader, specializing in several technical fields, including oil & gas, construction, mining, and the environment. She resides in Lima, Peru, where she has owned a translation agency since 1997. She joined ATA in 2015, and the same year began volunteering for the SPD’s Website Committee as a proofreader.
Marco Díaz is an English-to-Spanish legal and technical translator from Guatemala City who is currently based in San Diego, California. A member of ATA since 2015, he has served as SPD webmaster and chair of the Website Committee since 2017.
Contact the SPD Administrators
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