The JACI Award for Professional Excellence was established in 2018 to recognize outstanding individuals and/or organizations that made a significant contribution to promote the interpreting profession and industry.
The inaugural award was presented to Dr. Daniel Gile (ESIT) for “developing a theoretical model to understand the performance mechanism of interpreting that significantly furthered interpreting education and research worldwide.”
Selection Committee Members
Atsuko Hirayama (JACI-certified member)
Kayo Matsushita (Rikkyo University)
Michael Sekine (JACI director)
Jun-ichi Shirakura (JACI director)
Rika Yoshida (Juntendo University)