Cinthia Sagrario Interian Varguez Cinthia Sagrario Interian Varguez

Cinthia Sagrario Interian Varguez was 21 years old when she became a GOJoven Fellow. She was selected to be a Fellow while studying Language and Culture at the Intercultural Mayan University of Quintana Roo. She has since received her Master’s degree in Natural Resources and Rural Development. Cinthia has extensive community mobilization experience, including facilitating […]

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Gladys Maribel Puc Castillo Gladys Maribel Puc Castillo

Gladys Maribel Puc Castillo was 19-years old when she became a GOJoven Fellow.  When she was selected she was studying for her Bachelor’s degree in Municipal Management from the Intercultural Mayan University of Quintana Roo.  In 2010, Gladys received recognition for being an outstanding “Intercultural Student,” having achieved academic excellence.  She has proved to be a strong leader, […]

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Zuemy Beatriz (Betty) Alvarado Caamal Zuemy Beatriz (Betty) Alvarado Caamal

Zuemy Beatriz (Betty) Alvarado Caamal was 28 years-old when she became a GOJoven Fellow.  Her professional experience includes working for the public agency, Comprehensive Development for Families (DIF), as secretary for the President.  In this same agency, she also worked as an assistant for the program, “Atention to Youth and Adolescents as Risk (PAMAR),” presenting talks […]

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Santos Rene Fuentes López Santos Rene Fuentes López

Santos Rene Fuentes López was 22-years old when he became a Fellow in 2010.  This leader is from the community of Sabán in the Municipality of José María Morelos in Quintana Roo.  Santos is an Engineer in agricultural systems of production, graduated from the Intercultural Mayan University of Quintana Roo.  He has worked on several community projects, including […]

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Carlos Ivan Can Estrella Carlos Ivan Can Estrella

Carlos Ivan Can Estrella was 27-years old when he was selected as a GOJoven Fellow.  When he was selected he was the program coordinator for Youth Space, an artisan center for youth. He facilitated discussion groups with youth on various topics, including SRH.  This active youth leader has experience starting up community association groups and […]

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Griselda María Martínez Padilla Griselda María Martínez Padilla

Griselda María Martínez Padilla is a Misquita activist who has experience working for the quasi-governmental National Human Rights Commission as an educator and promoter of human rights. Griselda has an Associate’s Degree in Social Work and has worked on human rights campaigns dedicated to helping people living with HIV/AIDS in some of the poorest regions […]

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Wendy Jamileth Bermúdez Brown Wendy Jamileth Bermúdez Brown

Wendy Jamileth Bermúdez Brown is a Misquita auxiliary nurse who has experience working in thePuertoLempiraHealthCenterand surrounding communities. She has worked on numerous sexual and reproductive health (SRH) campaigns in the area and has been able to achieve her goal of reaching even the most isolated communities. She has extensive experience working in HIV/AIDS prevention and […]

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Silvia Xiomara García Méndez Silvia Xiomara García Méndez

Silvia Xiomara García Méndez was 23 when she became a GOJoven Fellow. Xiomara has been a leader since she was 13 years old, participating in youth groups as a coordinator in the communities of Puerto Lempira and Olancho.  She has served as a volunteer in a joint program of the United Nations in cultural identity issues and also […]

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José Luis Cruz Nicolás José Luis Cruz Nicolás

José Luis Cruz Nicolás, a Misquito youth leader, is committed to working with local Misquito youth on the prevention of drug abuse and unwanted pregnancies. He has experience leading by example as a Spanish/Misquito bilingual youth volunteer at his church, where he shares his passion for life and positive energy with the youth in his […]

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German David Sandoval Orellana German David Sandoval Orellana

German David Sandoval Orellana, a Ladino teacher, received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics in 2008 from theFranciscoMorazánUniversity. His professional experience includes teaching English, math and computer classes at the Chino Tallon basic education center to youth aged 11 to 18. German dreams of a community that is free of drug addiction, with a high education […]

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