July 15, 2022

Spring 2022 Discover HCI Scholarship Awards

July 15, 2022

Washington, DC
Columbia, MD

Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI)
Cross-Cultural Communications (CCC)

We are delighted to announce five recipients of the 2022 Spring cycle of the “Discover Healthcare Interpreting” CoreCHI™ Scholarship. This scholarship supports certification of interpreters of languages for which only the CoreCHI™ certification is currently available. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Cross-Cultural Communications (CCC) and Marjory Bancroft, personally, for the contribution to our 2022 Spring scholarship.

Cross-Cultural Communications (CCC) is the only national on-site and online training organization for medical and community interpreting, with more than 380 licensed trainers in 43 U.S. states, Washington, DC, Guam, and six other countries. CCC provides training, consulting, and curriculum development, including training of trainer (TOT) programs. Our courses train bilingual staff as well as freelance interpreters. Our core program, The Community Interpreter®, is a 40-hr certificate foundation program for medical, educational, and/or social services interpreters. Under our imprint, Culture & Language Press, we publish interpreting textbooks, workbooks and trainer’s guides sold in more than 30 countries and all 50 U.S. states. Our online training platform, Blue Horizon, provides self-paced and live online programs in medical, community and legal interpreting.

The Spring 2022 recipients of the “Discover Healthcare Interpreting” CoreCHI™ Scholarship, sponsored by Cross-Cultural Communications (CCC), are:

1. Eunjung Han (Korean, CO)
2. Geraldine (Geri) Hernandez (Navajo, AZ)
3. Zakia Siddiqi (Pashto, Dari, WA)
4. Chau Minh Trang Tran (Vietnamese, MD)
5. Mohammad Haroon Walizada (Dari, Pashto, WA)

CCHI and Cross-Cultural Communications (CCC) commend the achievements and the commitment to professional success of the scholarship winners. We wish them the best of luck on their testing and certification journey.

CCHI Commissioners and staff
Cross-Cultural Communications (CCC)

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