Jessica María Xon Ixtuc

Jessica is currently the Executive Director for GOJoven Guatemala. She was 21 years old when she was selected as a GOJoven Fellow, while working as the Network Coordinator at the Municipal Office for the Protection of Children and Adolescents, where she followed up on reports of human rights violations of children and teenagers in Panajachel.  Jessica graduated from Youth Networks, an organization that works in politics, environment and communications. She has served as Sexual and Reproductive Health Program Coordinator for Asociación Amigos de Santa Cruz, in Sololà. This young indigenous leader is currently studying Business Administration and is fluent in both Spanish and Kakchiquel. Since she was a Fellow, she has long aspired to start an organization with young graduates from youth networks, to benefit children and teenagers.

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Posted in Guatemala 2012.