RIP to ROI; Ethics in the age of Social Media

  • 26 Sep 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


RIP to ROI; Ethics in the age of Social Media

September 26, 2020 1p-4p Eastern

Jenese Portee

Presented through ZOOM

0.3 CEUs

This workshop is an in-depth analysis into the interpreting profession and the effects of social media on development and dissimulation of Sign Language/Interpreting, professional and community norms. Through real life examples and discussions participants learn about recent developments in technology and how the effects can be both positive and negative on the profession. Ethical decision making has changed, audience members will analyze current trends in the professions. Finally, participants will learn about themselves and how to separate the fictional land of social media from in person interactions.

This workshop is presented in ASL

Level of Participant’s Prior Knowledge of Topic: Little/None to Experienced Interpreters

Target Audience: Working and student interpreters and stakeholders

Presenter Bio

Jenese brings a passion for service and equity between the D/deaf, D/deaf Blind, and Hard of Hearing communities and the general public. Born and raised in High Point North Carolina, Jenese learned American Sign Language at sixteen from the Deaf community. Jenese has earned both a Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree in ASL/English interpreting as well as National Interpreter Certification from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. As an advocate for inclusion, Jenese has served the community as a state, and federal government employee; teaching workshops both domestically and abroad. Jenese has continued to serve the community as the former president of the National Alliance of Black Interpreters- DC chapter as well as current Chair to the Interpreters and Transliterates of Color membership section under the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. Jenese brings the dynamic of living in the south and the DC, MD, VA area, as well as being exposed to the practices of interpreting internationally to professionals and students of the profession.



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