Board 2012-2013

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President: Silvana Della Penna – Argentina

I’m from Buenos Aires and I’m 33 years old. I’m a pharmacist and I’m doing my PhD in Kidney Pathology in the UMCG. I love diving and travelling around the world, meeting new cultures and landscapes.


Vice-President: Michael Richardson – Curaçao

I’m from Curaçao, an island in the Caribbean. I study a Pre-Master in International Business. I like reading and talking about philosophy and of course to go to parties with my friends.


Treasurer: Mariana Ruiz Silva – México

Mexicana chilanga, meaning, from the City of México. I’m 28 years old and I’m doing my PhD in Microbiology in the UMCG. I love dancing and watching movies. I also enjoy cooking good Mexican food and share it with friends.


Public Relations: Angelica Lopez Angarita – Colombia

I was born in Bogotá, the capital of Colombia. I studied psychology and did a Master in Clinic Psychology. Now I live in Groningen and I’m doing a doctorate in the UMCG. Being part of ALAS and other experiences, make Groningen my home.


Webmaster Director: Roland van Holst, Nederland

I’m from Bedum, a small town in the province of Groningen. Now I live in the city of Groningen. I’m 26 years old and I work at the University as web designer. I like practicing sports and go out with my friends. From time to time, I like playing videogames.