Catalino is a young indigenous leader who speaks Maya and Spanish. He was 21 years old when he was selected as a GOJoven Fellow and has a certificate in Training and Accreditation of Interpreters of Indigenous Languages in the fields of justice enforcement and administration. In 2014, he received his Bachelor’s degree in Alternative Tourism from the Maya Intercultural University of Quintana Roo. Catalino has participated in workshops for the strengthening of male and female leadership from a point of view of indigenous youth. He is a natural leader who wishes to strengthen his knowledge through exchanges with other people. In the future, he sees himself developing a study on the feasibility of ecological tourism, and would like to raise funds towards this project. In the long term, he sees himself implementing cultural projects with the National Commission for the Development of Indigenous Peoples. Currently, he works as a Basic English Facilitator at the Polytechnic University of Quintana Roo.
Posted in Mexico 2012.