Thais Passos

Research Specialist

Thaís Passos is an English and Spanish to Portuguese translator specializing in agriculture and veterinary medicine.

She was born and raised in Brazil, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Medicine. She has 11 years of experience working in the Brazilian agribusiness sector, with a solid background in dairy production, and a extensive experience delivering training to agricultural workers.

In 2007 she moved to the US to study at the UW-Madison, where she earned a Master of Science in Agroecology. She did research on how changing dairy cows diets affects the environmental impacts of milk production in WI.

Thaís also holds a Master of Arts from UW in Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies, with a focus on translation. She enjoys introducing others to her language and culture through teaching and translation.