Jasmine Marin has a Master of Science degree in Health Care Interpreting from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute of the Deaf. She received NIC Advanced national certification from The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf in 2008 and was a contributing author in the textbook: Handbook of Research on Medical Interpreting. She also holds national CoreCHI certification from the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters. Jasmine is originally from Canada but currently lives in Arizona and has been a practicing signed language interpreter for over 15 years. She is licensed and registered to practice in Arizona and Nevada. As owner of a local interpreting agency, she has worked in a variety of community settings, but is primarily a healthcare interpreter.
In her free time, she teaches vinyasa and aerial yoga. The former she has been practicing for over 13 years.
Jasmine is a master mentor and provides distance mentoring for interpreters wishing to enter into private practice or improve their interpreting and/or ethical decision-making skills.
“Seek first to understand, Then to be understood.” -Stephen Covey, Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
This quote guides her process as a mentor. The mentee leads the process and determines what would best fit their needs. As the mentor, Jasmine is a supportive reflection whose role is to encourage and challenge the mentee in their growth process.
Her areas of strength as a mentor include:
– Working in private practice
– The unique demands of rural interpreting
– Developing morally defensible ethical decision-making skills
– Discourse analysis to improve interpreting skills and language fluency
– Meeting the mentee where they are and developing a customized plan to improve skills that they identify as areas to improve in their work
More information about her mentoring services can be found here: