Elba Alonso Monsalve
Elba is a senior from Madrid pursuing a joint concentration in Physics and Mathematics. She is mainly interested in high energy theoretical physics and has conducted research on dark matter at CERN. She hopes to obtain a Ph.D. in physics. Her other interests include the relation between political decisions and scientific advances, addressing the gender gap in STEM, and photography, both as a tool to portray a social group and to bring science closer to the public.