María Ursula Fernandez is an auxiliary nurse who focuses her work on preventing teenage pregnancies through use of contraception. María Ursula’s specialization is Public Health, and her vision for the future is to create a space within the health center where both girls and boys can obtain information about adolescent sexual and reproductive health to prevent the high rate of teenage pregnancies. María says that “the most important quality of a leader is to be responsible,” and she considers herself to be a very responsible young person. She was 23 years old when she was selected to be a GOJoven Fellow.
- Rudolph Khendis Ellis Rudolph Khendis Ellis is a dedicated young leader from Orange Walk who was a high school English teacher when he was selected as a Fellow in 2004. Khendis has experience working in literacy and HIV/AIDS issues. In 2006, Khendis received a Summit Scholarship to complete his Bachelor’s Degree in...