José Augusto Vélez Castro was 24 years old when he became a GOJoven Fellow. His educational background is in Psychology and he did his professional internship at the Metropolitan Health Unit, providing advice to men sent in for domestic violence, and he also sees women who are victims of violence. He would like to continue working in the fields of masculinity and sexual and reproductive health, since he has noticed that many young people in his city need to know more about these topics. In his free time, José is the leader of a music group that plays rock pop.
- Maria Manuela Garcia PúManuela Garcia Pú became a GOJoven Fellow at age 28. As a Mayan woman, Manuela worked within ASECSA’s advocacy program focusing on gender policy and advocacy, both at the national level and within the organization. Prior to coming to ASECSA, she trained young Mayan women who work as domestic servant...