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Latinamerikansk forening er en forening som fungerer som et samlingspunkt for personer som er opptatt av Latin-Amerika.
Meet LAF's finance manager!
We are happy to introduce you to our finance manager! LAF cannot exist without funding for our events, and it is therefore a very important position.
Maria Florian is the finance manger. She works together with Karen Contreras in the Finance department. Originally from Romania, Maria is graduating in 2018 from the BI Norwegian Business School, MSc in Finance. Her professional goals in Latinamerikansk Forening are to coordinate and develop as best as possible the tasks of the Finance department. LAF means for Maria an opportunity to meet new amazing people, to learn new things and as well to put in practice her numerical skills developed during her master’s studies.
Get to know Robin Pearson - LAF summer intern!
This summer it was decided to hire a summer intern as Social Media Manager. His name is Robin Pearson and he will work at LAF until September 15th. 2018. The manager of organizational development, Karen Contreras, is his mentor during the internship period.
We asked Robin to tell us about himself! Read the post here!
LAF has a new board!
The Latin American Association had its general assembly on October 23rd. 2017.Members brought typical food from their home countries, the organization's constitution was discussed and it was decided that there is no membership fee for this semester! A new board was a elected and an organization development's adviser (volunteer position) .
Carolina Hernandez is the new president! She is from Colombia and she is currently studying at NMBU. She wish to make LAF more visible and has an ambitious activity plan! The board first event was about Día de Muertos and took place at HiOA on November 2nd!
Dario Perez is Vice-president in charge of Academics and Finance. He is from a Ecuador and he is studying at UiO. He is especially interested in developing an academic profile for LAF
Magnus Bjørløw is Vice-president in charge of Social events. He is specially interested in Language Coffee meetings! He is studying at UiO and wish to learn Spanish!
Karen Contreras Lisperguer was elected as organization development's adviser. She has been leader and board member in earlier periods. This is a volunteer position and her role is to support the board in administrative matters, applications and work for the development of LAF.
Caroline Seyersted is a Norwegian student at the University of Oslo. Her interest for Latin America has driven her to go on exchange to Colombia. She is also a member of the board of LAF. She will be writing to us about her experiences in this marvelous country that is full of contrasts.