Carmen is originally from Iztapa, Escuintla and was selected as a GOJoven Fellow when she was 22 years old. She is a teacher of Intercultural Infant Education and attends la Universidad of San de Guatemala and is currently in her 5th semester. Carmen’s experience as a teacher has extended to working with girls and youth about self-esteem, leadership, human rights and civil participation. Carmen aims to drive home the point that sexual rights are human rights and to eradicate sexual violence and domestic violence. Carmen has a creative, charismatic, and collaborative approach to leadership. After GOJoven’s fellowship opportunity, she feels committed and inspired to informing and replicating what she learned for the sake of her community.
Posted in Guatemala 2018.