Valentini is a PhD candidate at the Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting, Ionian University (DFLTI), and a graduate, with distinction, from MSc Technoglossia. She has taught in the USA, at Pima College and the University of Arizona, for a number of years.
Valentini is a member of the Board of Directors at the Panhellenic Association of Translators (PEM) and is also co-ordinator of PEM’s Terminology Working Group. She is also a member of the Hellenic Society for Translation Studies, the Mediterranean Editors and Translators, the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading, the National Association of Judicial Interpreters & Translators and the Hellenic Network for Terminology (EDO).
She has been working in the field of translation, editing, proofreading, QA and terminology extraction since 1997 and in 2004 she joined Oracle. She is an active member of the international ASTM “Committee F43 on Language Services and Products – WK54884 – Holistic Quality Evaluation System for Translation” and the Greek Technical Committee “Principles of Terminology” (TE21) of the Hellenic Organization for Standardization (ELOT).