Maria Beatriz Chimal May was 25-years old when she selected as a GOJoven Fellow. Her professional experience includes working as a librarian in her native Mayan village of Coba. Beatriz speaks Spanish and Mayan and is committed to improving the lives of the children and youth in Coba. Beatriz wants to help children and youth overcome their fears and speak freely about sexuality, even though it is taboo in her culture. She would like to study law in the future, becoming Coba’s first lawyer and continuing to fight for the rights of her community.
- 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....