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.
- Carmita LemusCarmita Lemus was 27 when she became a GOJoven fellow. This dedicated leader started volunteering at age 15 with Youth for the Future and National Aids Commission. Carmita has worked with the Cornerstone Foundation as Program Manager, and as an Educator at Belize Family Life Association in their beh...