About Us

For over 14 years, Accent on Languages has provided high quality translation, interpretation, transcription, and multilingual desktop publishing services for major corporations, local businesses, and State as well as Federal entities.

Francine Kuipers, the founder and CEO of Accent on Languages, hasoperated language service companies since 1986. She has been an educator and a language consultant since 1975, and founded Accent on Languages in 1997.

The Accent on Languages team reflects our commitment to diversity in the workplace. Each staff member is bilingual, bi-cultural, and has extensive experience with project management.

For translation services, we have established a strong reputation for quality and prompt delivery among our clients. When it comes to interpreting, our clients turn to us for professional and reliable interpreters.

Accent on Languages has a solid quality control process to ensure that the highest standards are met at all times. Our commitment to quality makes us a trustworthy partner to meet all linguistic and cultural challenges.

Accent on Languages is certified as a Small Business (SB), Women-Owned Business (WBE), and Disadvantaged Business (DBE), with the State of California, and as an Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) with the US Federal Government, and also certified by the County of Alameda, California, as a Small Local Emerging Business (SLEB).

Accent on Languages is a member of the American Translators Association (ATA), the Northern California Translators Association (NCTA), the California Health Interpreters Association, and the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID).

Accent on Languages is a certified GSA and CMAS vendor.