Candice Viveiros Candice is in her third year of International Development Studies at the University of Guelph, with a specialization in Latin American Studies. She is currently obsessed with all things Guatemalan as she prepares for her semester abroad in Antigua, Guatemala this winter. When she doesn’t have her nose in a book, Candice is usually busy baking elaborate cakes and confections for her friends and family.
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Sophie Roher Sophie Roher is a second year student in the Arts & Science Program at McMaster University. She completed the Foundation Year Program at the University of King’s College in Halifax and pursued her love of French at universities in both Lyon, France and Trois Rivières, Quebec. Sophie is the co-chair of World University Services of Canada (WUSC)’s local committee at McMaster. WUSC’s McMaster committee sponsors two refugee students each year to study at the university and raises awareness about refugee and development issues. Sophie is very excited to be joining the Undercurrent’s editing team.
Mats Trung is a professional translator with previous experiences at the Government of Canada in Ottawa and at a translation agency in Toulouse, France. He has taken on recently the position of translator at BBH, a mining company with exploration projects in northern Quebec. Born in Montreal and grew up in Europe, he now shares his time between Germany, Sweden and Canada.
Léa loves dance and walking outside (no matter how cold it is!). She thinks the social and political sciences are intrinsically linked to the arts because at their core the performing arts are about life and the world we all share. She has a passion for food and loves cooking, working in restaurants and having people gathered around a good meal. Léa loves communicating, sharing ideas, disagreeing and understanding and learning new languages.
Gina was born in the Former Yugoslavia, but has spent the majority of her life in Canada and is still getting used to the climate! She is the Vice-President of the Waterloo Student Association for International Development and is passionate about sustainable development, gender and equality issues, religion, and yoga.
Ani will soon receive her BA in Anthropology after 3 years at the University of Toronto and a 1-year exchange at Laval University. She has very diverse academic interests, including economic and development anthropology, global health and medicine, psychological anthropology, languages and linguistics. In the future, Ani would like to pursue graduate studies in Medical Anthropology.