Akiko Sasaki-Summers has worked as a full-time freelancer as well as an in-house translator since 1997. She is a grader (English to Japanese) for ATA’s Certification Program. Her specializations include medicine and IT (with emphasis on security). She has presented at previous ATA conferences on translation tools and software localization. She has a BA in English/American literature from Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan.