Adriana Varillas was 28 when selected as a GOJoven Fellow and was a writer for the La Voz del Caribe newspaper, based in Cancun, with a circulation extending throughout the northern part of Quintana Roo. She specializes in writing about the environment, but also covers gender, human rights, politics, and other issues and has experience as an editorialist for a talk radio network. She is intelligent, passionate and committed to social justice. Adriana has worked as a reporter and correspondent for El Universal. She completed a Campus Tour with the Sierra Club, talking to students and young people in Ohio in 2007 and edited an essay that was included in the anthology, The New Population Challenge.