Gabriela Maria Guzman Fajardo, selected at age 26, is the founder and Director of Proyecto Jóven de Puerto Cortes, a youth center that works to prevent HIV and AIDS. Gaby has experience supervising four employees and over 25 volunteers working to prevent HIV among at-risk youth in the region’s rural and urban areas. Gaby’s dream is to turn Proyecto Jóven into a larger center that provides sexuality education, a virtual library and sports and education entertainment programs for youth. She also hopes to expand the humanitarian aid work that she does in Honduras’ remote Mosquitia region.
- Bonifacia Cocom TambrizBony was working at the K’ak’a Naój Association for Women's Development promoting women's integral development in the Department of Sololá when she became a Fellow. This young indigenous leader has had different roles defending women, including teaching adult literacy, as an election monitor in pub...