Virgen Bermudez is a vibrant 27 year old, who has experience teaching Spanish at the Delille Academy, an alternative school for at-risk students, and teaching the Garifuna language to youth in her community. She was the coordinator of the “Little Sister’s Club”, which consisted of forty girls who were trained on various topics and sexual reproductive health. Virgen considers herself a family oriented person and a strong role model for the girls in her community.
- 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...