Abigail Ortiz Dubon was selected at age 18 when she was still in high school. The Ladina woman is a member of a local Mayan cultural association, where she has participated in workshops on leadership, conflict resolution, self-esteem, the environment and HIV/AIDS. She is very interested in environmental protection and the importance of sexual and reproductive health in maintaining the balance between human population and nature. Abigail hopes to strengthen her knowledge of sexual and reproductive health, particularly HIV/AIDS prevention, family planning and adolescent pregnancy prevention, in order to influence youth in her community to practice healthy sexual behaviors.
- Kashieka BroasterKashieka Broaster’s professional experience includes working with RESTORE Belize as an assistant Human Development Officer. She has done volunteer work with agencies like UNICEF, Red Cross and Secondary Schools collaborating with RESTORE Belize. Her academic achievements included topping CXC examina...