Licda Nory Álvarez Betancourth, 25 years old when accepted as a GOJoven Fellow, was born into a large family of ten in a poor neighborhood inTegucigalpa. Licda is passionate about social justice issues, especially in her work with youth from marginalized communities. Licda graduated from the National Autonomous University of Honduras as a certified public accountant. Her professional experience includes working as the Administrative Assistant to the Vice-Minister and Director of the National Agrarian Institute and serving as board member of the National Council of the Youth Population (CONJUPH), an affiliate organization of the General Confederation of Workers, where she has worked with at-risk youth and youth workers. She has facilitated HIV/AIDS prevention campaigns and workshops, as well as projects with blind youth.
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