Hanne Caraher

Member at Large, has the equivalent of a Master’s degree in conference interpreting and translation from the University of Heidelberg, Germany. She acted as Cultural Liaison for Germany during the Smithsonian Institution's Folk Life Festival in 1975 and for Germany and Austria during the Smithsonian’s Bicentennial celebration in 1976 in Washington, DC. Her work experience includes translating, magazine and newsletter publishing, and editing. Besides her native language, German, she speaks Spanish and has a reading knowledge of French.