Author Archive: Sherry Smith
Sherry I. Smith is a nationally certified sign language interpreter. Since 1993 she has also devoted over 800 hours a year in volunteer ministry work. Sherry’s volunteer work opened the door to her learning ASL. She decided to become a professional sign language interpreter and became nationally certified in 2010. She now works as a freelance interpreter and her volunteer work is still very close to her heart.
At times we may question whether our peers value what we bring to the sign language interpreting profession. Regardless of our confidence level about what we bring, I believe we would likely agree that it is a diversity of backgrounds that makes the tapestry of the sign language interpreting profession so beautiful. On my road [...]