Blanca Estela Ical Bolóm

GOJoven Fellow's PhotoBlanca Estela Ical Bolóm became a GOJoven Fellow at age 18.  She went to high school at the Mayan Educational Institution Ak Tenamit, Izabal where she focused on sustainable tourism. A dynamic, proactive, indigenous Queqchí woman, Blanca is seen as a leader within her community. She volunteered as a youth promoter in Ak Tenamit’s HIV Prevention Program. She is a trained and practicing spiritual guide. Blanca has participated in numerous exchanges with other indigenous leaders from Belize and Mexico, and is interested in expanding her work with youth from other ethnic groups. She is extremely committed to her community and nature and is interested in studying medicine or nursing in the future.

 

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