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Meet Yoga Subedi: USCRI Vermont’s Nepali and Hindi Translator and Interpreter

By USCRI March 31, 2021

Yoga Subedi is USCRI Vermont’s full-time Nepali and Hindi interpreter and translator. Yoga was resettled by USCRI in 2009, and quickly began helping Bhutanese refugees as an interpreter after being hired. In his 11 years of service at USCRI, Yoga has worked as an interpreter for the courts, hospital, social service agencies, schools, law firms, and employers. In addition to interpreting, Yoga trains novice interpreters on Interpreting Ethics, Standards of Practice, and Modes of Interpreting, Role Boundaries, and Intervening skills around different Roles of the interpreter. Yoga also trains service providers on best practices for working with interpreters and was recently nominated for the Crystal Family New Hope Award for his ongoing work with UVM Health Network Home Health and Hospice.  In his own words, Yoga is committed to “providing help for clients with LEP (Limited English Proficiency) to bridge language and cultural gaps so that our clients and community service organizations can connect more effectively.” Yoga has two sons and enjoys spending time with his family. USCRI Vermont would like to thank Yoga for his years of service and dedication.


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