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.
- Jenna HoareJenna Hoare obtained an Associate’s Degree in General Studies at St John’s Junior College and has completed coursework toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work at the University of Belize. She believes that her paramount achievement in life has been to accept and overcome her brother’s autism. Jen...