Silvia Muñoz Montero is professionally trained in nursing, and worked in this area with the Secretariat of Health in the state of Quintana Roo, in preventative medicine in different rural communities. Silvia worked as a nurse for the Mexican Red Cross, volunteering her time in fundraising for three years. In 2006, Silvia was selected as a GOJoven Fellow, during which she carried out the implementation of her Leadership Action Plan in a center for juvenile offenders in the state of Quintana Roo, delivering educational workshops around sexual and reproductive health (SRH) issues. In 2007, Silvia received an offer from Population Services International (PSI) to coordinate a project related to issues around youth SSR. This project was funded by the Summit Foundation. Silvia is a Summit Scholarship recipient.
- 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...