Justo Rojas López was 28-years old when he became a GOJoven Fellow. He earned his MA in Population and Demographic Development from the Latin-American Faculty of Social Sciences in 2008. His professional experience includes working as chief analyst for the non-profit Observatory for Social Violence and Gender of the Riviera Maya, where he spearheaded studies on the social realities of gender violence, education, environment and development, both in Cozumel and along the Mayan Riviera. Justo is an active member of the Network for Studies on Gender in Southeastern Mexico and of the Southern Border Research Network on Water. Based at the University of Quintana Roo, he is particularly interested in involving youth as active participants in his research, especially in studies on gender-based violence.
- Octaciano (Chano) Benegas GaleasOctaciano (Chano) Benegas Galeas was 22 years old when he became a GOJoven fellow, and is a creative and dedicated leader from Tocoa. Chano’s educational background includes Business Administration and Management and Social Development. He has also been involved in numerous social projects in Tocoa...