Karen is a leader that was 24 years old when she became a GOJoven Fellow. She works as a Youth Project Coordinator for the international NGO Save the Children. She began her work with young people, coordinating projects in low income areas. In her position, she leads adolescent work groups. Karen graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and her short term goal is to complete a master’s degree in Human Psychology at the University La Salle Cancún. Her vision for the future is to work with youth to promote gender equity through sexual and reproductive rights. Also, she hopes to provide teaching and counseling for the Youth Space program.
- Lidia Esther Hoil PootLidia is a young indigenous leader who speaks Maya and Spanish, is deeply attached to her culture, and wishes to work for the betterment of women in her community. She has participated in trainings about youth leadership provided by the National Commission for the Development of Indigenous Peoples....