Silvia Alonso Vega is a second-year student of International Relations and Organizations at Leiden University. Last year, she was a writer and member of the Editorial Board of DEBAT. She is currently the President of the DEBAT committee, where she is also an editor and writer. She grew up in Costa Rica and got her first experience studying abroad at United World College in Norway from 2016 to 2018. She loves travelling, reading, writing and hanging out with her friends. Her main interests lie in the fields of human rights, global inequality, and sustainable development.