Wilma Esquivel Pat, originally from Chetumal, Quintana Roo, became a fellow at age 25. Wilma obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the Technological Institute of Chetumal. Her professional experience includes teaching and mentoring at the José María Luis Mora Middle School in Felipe Carrillo Puerto. She provoded workshops to parents and youth to carry out projects focused on environmental protection, HIV/AIDS prevention, the erradication of animal mistreatment, and the promotion of reading and cultural identity. As a GOJoven fellow, she has participated in the Leadership Initiative in Emergency Contraception, the Training of Trainers (TOT) program, and the 2010 Digital Storytelling Project. Wilma has plans to obtain a Master’s in Family Counseling and strengthen her ability to promote reading and poetry.
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