Marla Magaña is very passionate about the environment and has led several conservation campaigns and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) education in her native Progreso Village. She has been a youth volunteer leader with 4H andYouth for the Future (YFF) and has assisted YFF in conducting sessions for young people. She was a member of the GOJoven Hummingbirds—a youth group established by the 2009 Belize Team’s Leadership Action Plan (LAP). Marla aspires to become a wildlife biologist, journalist, and photographer. Her dream job is to work with National Geographic and give voice to her interest in women’s rights within environmental issues. She is gaining important skills as a member of GOJoven to work towards positive change in sexual and reproductive health and the environment for the youth of her community.
- Blanca Estela Ical Bolóm Blanca 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 ...