Kathy Ogle

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Kathy Ogle, "Guatemala 1990-92, worked with the Mennonite Central Committee in El Salvador for three years after her Witness for Peace service and then taught Spanish at the Pacific Lutheran University. She recently moved to the East coast where she is now working at The Ecumenical Program on Central America and the Caribbean (EPICA) in Washington, DC. She is currently helping lead a Witness for Peace/School of the Americas Watch delegation to El Salvador and Guatemala with former WFP staffer Carol Richardson." pdf

"In addition to working as a free-lance interpreter and translator for two decades, Kathy Ogle has most recently been the Co-Director of the Ecumenical Program on Central America and the Caribbean (EPICA) in Washington D.C. She has written, translated, and edited for EPICA publications and has led and interpreted for more than 25 travel seminars to Central America and the Caribbean including high-level religious and congressional delegations. Her translation specialty is in human rights, social justice, trade, and grassroots development issues.

"Kathy lived in Guatemala and El Salvador for five years in the 1990s, working with Witness for Peace and the Mennonite Central Committee. She taught Spanish at Pacific Lutheran University for two years and has also taught Spanish to high school students and community groups. In addition, she has experience teaching English as a Second Language to adults. Kathy holds a Masters Degree in Latin American Studies from the University of New Mexico and a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and Education from Lenoir-Rhyne College." [1]


"Translated Oscar Romero: Memories in Mosaic by María Lopez Vigil (EPICA, 2000), as well as Ten Plagues of Globalization (EPICA, 2002) and Free Trade: Free Rein for Transnational Corporations by Equipo Maíz (EPICA, 2003)." [2]