Berndina Eck aspires to make a positive impact on the lives of others. She uses her educational background in Social Work to provide support to people in need through social programs and outreach initiatives. Some of her professional experience includes working at the National Aids Commission (NAC) as a volunteer and part time employee, interning at LadyvilleTechnicalHigh School as an assistant to the school’s counselor, and completing an internship as a Life Skills teacher at the Belize Family Court. Berndina also worked as Community Development Officer for the Department of Humans Services under the Child Protection Services Unit. Some of her volunteer work includes working at the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) and serving as Secretary of the University of Belize’s Social Work Student Association 2010-2011. Berndina is confident in working with minority populations and advocating to make lasting changes.
- Adriana VarillasAdriana 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...