Elías Rafael Ruiz-Morales
President (Nov 2021- Nov 2022)
Elías is a second year PhD student in Genomics at the Sanger Institute | University of Cambridge. He applies single-cell and spatial transcriptomics to study the host-pathogen interactions in the maternal-foetal interfase in humans.
Prior to coming to Cambridge, Elias obtained a bachelor's degree (Hons) in Genomic Sciences at the UNAM. He did his BSc's 4th year in the Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany.
Vice President (Nov 2021- Nov 2022)
Berenice is currently pursuing an MPhil in Sociology as a Chevening Scholar. Her research focuses on the influence of racism and (de)coloniality in gender and economic inequalities in Mexico.
She is passionate about involving local communities and activists in academic dialogues and believes dancing should be a part of any important social transformation.
Armandina Almanza Gutierrez
Treasurer (Nov 2021- Nov 2022)
Armandina is working on a research project funded by the Wellcome Trust at the Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge.
Prior to coming to Cambridge, Armandina obtained an MA (Hons) in Psychology at the University of Edinburgh, and completed an MSc in Clinical Mental Health Sciences at University College London. She also worked in a study of childhood schizophrenia at Imperial College London.
Valeria Bonechi Rocha
Secretary (Nov 2021- Nov 2022)
Valeria is currently an LL.M. student. She focuses her studies and practice on international law, mainly international arbitration.
Before coming to Cambridge, Valeria did her bachelor's degree in Law in Mexico City at Universidad Iberoamericana.
Inclusion and Cultural Officer (Nov 2021- Nov 2022)
Saide is a second year PhD candidate in Sociology at the University of Cambridge. In her dissertation, Saide looks at how data on fem(in)icide is being globally compared and locally contested. By zooming-in on practices of digital data collection and digital data activism in Mexico, her project traces the transnational controversies of quantifying the gender-related killing of women and girls.
Social Officer (Nov 2021- Nov 2022)
Elizabeth is undertaking a 4-year PhD programme in Metabolic and cardiovascular disease. Her research interests include adipose tissue metabolism, obesity, fibrosis, and extracellular matrix biology.
Prior to coming to Cambridge, Elizabeth studied at the chemistry faculty at UNAM and holds a MSc degree (honors) in Biomedicine from the medicine faculty at UNAM too. She also obtained an MRes degree in metabolic and cardiovascular disease from the University of Cambridge.
Sofía Meléndez Gutiérrez
Academic Officer (Nov 2021- Nov 2022)
Sofia is a third-year PhD student at the Philosophy Faculty of the University of Cambridge. She works mainly on metaphysics and philosophical logic, but she is also interested in the philosophy of mathematics and the philosophy of music.
Sofia holds an MPhil in Philosophy from the University of Cambridge, and a BA in Philosophy from the University of Guadalajara.
Miguel Angel Aspe de la Rosa
Welfare Officer (Nov 2021- Nov 2022)
Miguel Angel Aspe is currently a MCL (Master of Corporate Law) candidate at the Faculty of Law of the University of Cambridge, and a member of Robinson College.
He is as well a 2021/2022 Chevening scholar. Prior to coming to Cambridge, Miguel Angel obtained his LLB from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and practiced
tax law for about three years.
He is focused on the relationship and relevance of tax legislation in order to foster a more equal society by means of preventing aggressive tax planning strategies that often derive in a loss of revenue for the State, and translate in lack of public services and protection of human rights.