Title

Let’s Bridge the Gap! Cross-Cultural Mentoring

Date

5-31-2018 1:00 PM

End Time

31-5-2018 3:00 PM

Location

WUC Summit

Session Chair

Chien-Chun Lin

Session Title

Deaf Studies and Professional Studies posters

Presentation Type

Poster session

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Elisa Maroney

Abstract

The objectives of this poster are to 1) report on how the lack of cross-cultural education among Deaf people and lack of cultural training in interpreter education programs and how it could have impacted the low numbers of interpreters of color in the United States, and 2) provide recommendations on how to develop open and honest conversations among interpreters cross-culturally by way of mentoring to foster relationship of which all can experience growth in signing and culturally, and 3) provide findings of what educational establishments can do to improve their cultural curriculum.

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May 31st, 1:00 PM May 31st, 3:00 PM

Let’s Bridge the Gap! Cross-Cultural Mentoring

WUC Summit

The objectives of this poster are to 1) report on how the lack of cross-cultural education among Deaf people and lack of cultural training in interpreter education programs and how it could have impacted the low numbers of interpreters of color in the United States, and 2) provide recommendations on how to develop open and honest conversations among interpreters cross-culturally by way of mentoring to foster relationship of which all can experience growth in signing and culturally, and 3) provide findings of what educational establishments can do to improve their cultural curriculum.