Omar Guerrero Maximo , selected at age 26, is a Garifuna leader from Puerto Cortes. He has experience as director of a Garifuna adolescent theatre group that develops and presents shows on HIV prevention for youth and adults in the various Garifuna communities throughout the area, was an actor in a Garifuna sexual and reproductive health radio program and is also a music composer, writing songs in Garifuna and Spanish on HIV and violence prevention.
- 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...