Hi all! My name is Kirsten de Mare and I am a student at Leiden University. For the LGBT+ community I look for ways to bring people together and to incorporate our community into modern society, without the stamp of ‘being different,’ the need for labeling or different treatment whatsoever.
Hello! My name is Tiaan Westenberg and I am the vice-chair at LUPride. I did my BA in European Studies at The Hague University and am doing my Master’s in Political Science at Leiden University. In addition to my role at LUPride, I am a member of a Student Research Committee on Human Rights… Continue reading Vice-Chair: Tiaan
Howdy! My name is Mirko and I am the treasurer of LUPride. I stand for a society where people are treated equally, no matter what their gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, economic conditions or beliefs are; where discriminations are actively fought, and where free access to knowledge, education and impartial information is guaranteed. My involvement… Continue reading Treasurer: Mirko
Hi everyone, I’m Luisa! I’m an Event Manager for LU Pride and I’m doing a Master in International Relations. I come from Milan (Italy) and while I was studying for a Bachelor in Social & Political Sciences, I’ve been the head of the LGBT association of my university. Being biracial was always a struggle… Continue reading Event Manager: Luisa
Hey there! My name is Mariya Shcherbinina and I am the social media person at LUPride. I am studying to get my Masters in Counseling Psychology here in Leiden, having spent most of my life in Kyiv, Ukraine, and my undergrad years in Madrid, Spain. I stand for LGBTQ+ rights and gender equality in all… Continue reading Social Media & Communications: Mariya
Hi everybody! I am Martina Colombo, and I am Social Media Manager at LUPride. I attended my Bachelor’s studies on Psychology in Milan, and I joined the Research Master’s Course in Social and Organizational Psychology last February 2018. My ambition is to keep studying intergroup conflicts, stereotypes, social norms and all other sort of social… Continue reading Social Media & Website Manager: Martina