A veteran of the NYC advertising world, Barri has worked as a proofreader, manager, and editor for over 20 years. Her experience includes Ogilvy and FCB (agency, direct, and pharma), publishing, legal, and websites. She is the sole proofreader for Translation and a resource for all clients.
A native New Yorker, Barri studied biology at Johns Hopkins University and medical anthropology at The New School. She is (95%) fluent in Portuguese, is deeply immersed in Brazilian music, and plays drums with Manhattan Samba and Maracatu NY. Her passion for culture and anthropology translates into her interest in Brazil and its parallels with US cultural and racial history.