“Language, culture and communication define us as human beings – and they are also the defining factors of FOXP2Go. We use language and culture to bring people and organizations together for success.”

Lorena Parada-Valdes, M.J.M.


Lorena Parada-Valdes is the director and owner of FOXP2Go, a provider of foreign language and cross-cultural services founded in Corpus Christi, Texas. Fluent in six languages, Lorena is a Federally Certified Court Interpreter through the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, and a Nationally Certified Court Interpreter and Translator through the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators. She has over twenty years of experience in translation, interpretation, foreign language instruction and cross-cultural training, working in overseas locations in Latin America, Europe and the Middle East, as well as in Alaska and Guam. Lorena’s passion for language learning and experiencing new cultures began early in childhood and have been a driving force throughout her life. She views FOXP2Go as an avenue to help individuals and organizations to discover new global opportunities for growth.

Imelda J. Salinas

Imelda J. Salinas is our new intern and her keen interest in foreign languages as well as her fondness for Spanish is what makes her an asset to FOXP2GO. Her plans are to complete certifications for interpreting and translating for the Spanish language. She is currently a student at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi where she’ll graduate in December of 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish and a minor in Mexican-American Studies. Imelda is originally from Laredo, Texas and had called Corpus Christi her home for over 30 years.