People Project

Meet Sultan Arslan

Meet Sultan Arslan

Katherine Mechanicos - Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Sultan was born in Turkey and migrated to Australia when she was 15 years old. Moving from Sydney to Melbourne and now residing in Mildura, Sultan has been working with LanguageLoop as a Turkish interpreter for 21 years. Growing up in Australia, Sultan was left to interpret not only for her family members but also for other migrant families in her home town.

Sultan first got into interpreting after taking her...

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Meet Ning Wang

Meet Ning Wang

Katherine Mechanicos - Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Meet Ning Wang, LanguageLoop’s Translator of the Month for January 2020.

Ning, born in Shanghai, China, has been a translator in Australia for 18 years. First living in China then Africa, Ning now calls Australia home.

Having a strong interest in both English and Chinese languages in school, Ning’s passion for language reflected his high language scores at university, and Ning decided to stick with what he...

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Van Za Lian’s Story

Van Za Lian’s Story

SELVA KUMAR - Thursday, June 20, 2019

My name is Van Za Lian. I was born in Chin state, Myanmar and migrated with my wife to Australia through Malaysia as a Refugee. I’ve lived in Melbourne for 13 years and have been working as a Chin Hakha interpreter at LanguageLoop for just over 4 years. It’s been the most rewarding job I have ever done. One of my friends encouraged me to become...

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