Simplified Chinese Translation Review Team
Name: Liana Kwan
Primary Club: Medan Professional Advanced TM Club
Highest position held: Area Director
Education awards earned: DTM
Year joined: 2008
Area of expertise : I am a graduate of Jinan University, Guangzhou with a major in teaching Mandarin as a second language. I also hold a Master’s Degree in Psychology.
How does your personal and professional experience relate to your Chief Translation Reviewer role? : I am a Mandarin lecturer in an Indonesian college as well as owning an Education Centre that specializes in teaching the Mandarin Language to Indonesians as a second language. Occasionally, I also provide Translation and Interpretation services for various companies and entities.
What do you like most about being a translation reviewer? : I appreciate the opportunity to get to know members from around the world and sharpen my skillset at the same time through serving as a translation reviewer. I find that it helps with my personal growth.
"Being a lead reviewer gives me great opportunities to work with Toastmasters Leaders from other Districts. I always believe that my role as translation reviewer is extremely important in helping non English speaking Toastmasters in getting the most accurate information from English based educational materials."