Isabelle Lafrenière works mainly in technical translation, namely in fields of expertise such as engineering, mechanics, quality assurance, lean manufacturing, metrology, health and safety, transportation, aerospace, environment, human resources, national defence and public safety.
She holds a master’s degree in translation (research in translation studies option) from Université de Montréal and a bachelor degree in translation from Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. During her studies, she worked as a quality assurance technician for a large machine shop in the Mauricie region; this position allowed her to gain valuable technical and industrial knowledge. She later worked as a technical writer before accepting a position as translator and editor with a large company. She has been working on freelance basis since 2006.
Mrs. Lafrenière is a member of the Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec since 2001. She is certified in the English-French language combination.