Eben Reyes Eben Reyes

Eben Reyes became a GOJoven Fellow at age 23.  His professional experience includes working in San Pedro Sula for Comunicación Para La Vida (COMVIDA), a municipal government program that focuses on HIV/AIDS prevention among young people. As the leader of his Adventist Church’s youth group, Eben has also been actively involved with religious youth in […]

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Elvis Tillett Elvis Tillett

Elvis Tillett became a GOJoven Fellow at age 26. He has worked as a Career Guidance and Placement Officer of the National 4-H Youth Development Center, in Belmopan City, Belize, where he helped integrate adolescent sexual and reproductive health curriculum into the center’s Health and Life Skills Education Curriculum.  Elvis has experience educating youth on […]

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Eva Marisol Burgos Eva Marisol Burgos

Eva Marisol Burgos is the Executive Director for GOJoven Belize Alumni Association (GOBelize) in Belmopan City, Belize. She became a GOJoven Fellow in 2004 and later served as the Country Representative and General Coordinator for the GOJoven Program in Belize. Eva graduated with honors from the University of Belize with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing […]

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Dalila Ical Dalila Ical

Dalila Ical was the youngest Fellow in the 2004-2005 cohort, selected at age 20. Her professional experience includes: news anchor for a local television station in Orange Walk Town, journalist at RSV Media Limited in Belize City in the News Department, and radio announcer at Estereo Amor Radio Station, the only Latin Radio Station in […]

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Rudolph Khendis Ellis 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 Education at Grambling State University (GSU), where he graduated […]

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Hector Cima Hector Cima

Hector Cima was selected as a Fellow at age 29 while working in Felipe Carillo Puerto community health worker for Amigos de Sian Ka’an, the most important environmental NGO in Quintana Roo. With his Mayan language skills, trusted position in the community, and work at an environmental NGO, he has the ability to communicate important […]

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Adriana Varillas Adriana Varillas

Adriana Varillas was 28 when selected as a GOJoven Fellow and was a writer for the La Voz del Caribe newspaper, based in Cancun, with a circulation extending throughout the northern part of Quintana Roo. She specializes in writing about the environment, but also covers gender, human rights, politics, and other issues. She is intelligent, […]

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Dunia Carola Orellana Guifarro Dunia Carola Orellana Guifarro

Dunia has worked as a human rights activist, filmmaker, journalist and multimedia editor for La Prensa, Honduras’s most widely read newspaper. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the National Autonomous University of Honduras in 2010. As a Summit Scholar, she earned her Master’s degree in Documentary Filmmaking from the University of Superior Arts and Theatre […]

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Matilde Cali Jatz Matilde Cali Jatz

Matilde Cali Jatz’s  professional experience includes working for the Child Fund Guatemala as a consultant. She worked as a researcher investigating the implementation of jobs for youth in 4 municipalities in Chimaltenango.  As a young indigenous leader she has had to overcome tremendous personal challenges; when her mother died at an early age, Matilde left […]

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