María, from the Chaquiral village Aldea Vásquez in the Department of Totonicapa, Guatemala, was selected as a GOJoven Fellow when she was 22 years old. María is a young female leader who is sociable, collaborative, cooperative, participative and respects human rights. Maria currently volunteers in the Redmi Aq’ab’al Association, where she has the responsibility of Treasurer, and facilitates discussions with girls and adolescents about Sexual and Reproductive Health.
- Maria Manuela Garcia PúManuela Garcia Pú became a GOJoven Fellow at age 28. As a Mayan woman, Manuela worked within ASECSA’s advocacy program focusing on gender policy and advocacy, both at the national level and within the organization. Prior to coming to ASECSA, she trained young Mayan women who work as domestic servant...