The HNMUN-LA 2019 Secretariat

Meet the Secretariat of Harvard National Model United Nations-Latin America 2019. Together, we organize the conference, coordinate the staff, and create an exceptional experience for delegates and advisors. We look forward to meeting all of you in January; please don't hesitate to reach out before the conference!

 Daniel S. Menz   Secretary-General   Daniel is a rising senior at Harvard studying Government and Germanic Languages and Literatures. He is a veteran of HNMUN-LA, having directed the United Nations Environmental Programme in 2017 and served as the Under-Secretary-General of Operations for HNMUN-LA 2018. Daniel looks forward to expanding the size and inclusivity of the conference over the next year. Delegate and staff experiences are his top priorities, so he promises to ensure that HNMUN-LA 2019 is the most rewarding diplomatic and cultural experience!

Daniel S. Menz

Secretary-General

Daniel is a rising senior at Harvard studying Government and Germanic Languages and Literatures. He is a veteran of HNMUN-LA, having directed the United Nations Environmental Programme in 2017 and served as the Under-Secretary-General of Operations for HNMUN-LA 2018. Daniel looks forward to expanding the size and inclusivity of the conference over the next year. Delegate and staff experiences are his top priorities, so he promises to ensure that HNMUN-LA 2019 is the most rewarding diplomatic and cultural experience!

 Tae Yeong Park   Director-General   Tae es un estudiante de tercer año en Harvard estudiando sociología y francés. Aunque nació en Corea del Sur, creció en Guatemala y encuentra su pasión en Latinoamérica. En Harvard participa en el International Relations Council y en varias organizaciones relacionadas con esta organización.También participó en HNMUN-LA 2017 como Director de CELAC y está muy contento de regresar a este lindo país. Está muy emocionado de ver la conferencia suceder en todo aspecto el enero que viene. 

Tae Yeong Park

Director-General

Tae es un estudiante de tercer año en Harvard estudiando sociología y francés. Aunque nació en Corea del Sur, creció en Guatemala y encuentra su pasión en Latinoamérica. En Harvard participa en el International Relations Council y en varias organizaciones relacionadas con esta organización.También participó en HNMUN-LA 2017 como Director de CELAC y está muy contento de regresar a este lindo país. Está muy emocionado de ver la conferencia suceder en todo aspecto el enero que viene. 

 Riya Sood   Under-Secretary-General for Administration   Riya is rising junior at Harvard studying Statistics and Government. Although she has spent most of her life in a small suburb in Wisconsin, she was originally born in England. In the past, she has served as an Assistant Director of Administration for HNMUN 2017, Assistant Director of Committee for HMUN 2018, Director of Administration for HNMUN 2018, and, most recently Under-Secretary-General of Administration for WorldMUN 2018.

Riya Sood

Under-Secretary-General for Administration

Riya is rising junior at Harvard studying Statistics and Government. Although she has spent most of her life in a small suburb in Wisconsin, she was originally born in England. In the past, she has served as an Assistant Director of Administration for HNMUN 2017, Assistant Director of Committee for HMUN 2018, Director of Administration for HNMUN 2018, and, most recently Under-Secretary-General of Administration for WorldMUN 2018.

 
 Atheena Arasoo   Under-Secretary-General for Finance   Atheena is a rising junior at Harvard pursuing a degree in Social Studies. She was born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia but moved to the island of Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi at the age of eleven. Partly because of this upbringing and her experiences traveling and studying abroad, Atheena has become interested in international relations and has found a home for that passion in college through Model UN. She has been involved with Harvard Model United Nations, Harvard National Model United Nations, and WorldMUN since her freshman year.

Atheena Arasoo

Under-Secretary-General for Finance

Atheena is a rising junior at Harvard pursuing a degree in Social Studies. She was born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia but moved to the island of Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi at the age of eleven. Partly because of this upbringing and her experiences traveling and studying abroad, Atheena has become interested in international relations and has found a home for that passion in college through Model UN. She has been involved with Harvard Model United Nations, Harvard National Model United Nations, and WorldMUN since her freshman year.

 Maria Victoria Paredes   Under-Secretary-General for Operations   Maria Victoria is a rising junior at Harvard studying Government and History. She was born in Cuba, but was raised some hundred miles away in Miami, Florida. This is her second year as a part of HNMUN-LA, having served as a Committee Director in 2018. She has also served as a Committee Director in the Boston-based HNMUN conference in 2018, as well as an Assistant Director of Operations and of Committees for HNMUN and HMUN in previous years. She speaks Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and is now learning Russian, and is excited to communicate and engage with passionate and ambitious delegates come January.

Maria Victoria Paredes

Under-Secretary-General for Operations

Maria Victoria is a rising junior at Harvard studying Government and History. She was born in Cuba, but was raised some hundred miles away in Miami, Florida. This is her second year as a part of HNMUN-LA, having served as a Committee Director in 2018. She has also served as a Committee Director in the Boston-based HNMUN conference in 2018, as well as an Assistant Director of Operations and of Committees for HNMUN and HMUN in previous years. She speaks Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and is now learning Russian, and is excited to communicate and engage with passionate and ambitious delegates come January.

 Andrew Jiang    Under-Secretary-General for Committees   Andrew is a rising senior at Harvard studying Statistics and Mathematics with a secondary in Economics. On campus, he recently served as the ICMUN Head Delegate, through which he traveled across the country to compete in various different MUN conferences. Andrew has served as a Director and a Crisis Director in HMUN, HNMUN, HMUN India, and HACIA. He is most interested in exploring historical and modern day issues in Latin America, and is incredibly excited to be in Lima to help organize HNMUN-LA. 

Andrew Jiang 

Under-Secretary-General for Committees

Andrew is a rising senior at Harvard studying Statistics and Mathematics with a secondary in Economics. On campus, he recently served as the ICMUN Head Delegate, through which he traveled across the country to compete in various different MUN conferences. Andrew has served as a Director and a Crisis Director in HMUN, HNMUN, HMUN India, and HACIA. He is most interested in exploring historical and modern day issues in Latin America, and is incredibly excited to be in Lima to help organize HNMUN-LA.