Lesbia Yamileth Cáceres Muños was 24 years old when she was selected as a GOJoven Fellow. Since then, she has dedicated her life to working with women and youth in La Ceiba, Honduras. Her academic background is in human development and law. She graduated as a Lawyer from the Honduras Technological University, where she was active in the Law School Student Association, as well as being active in the Youth Against Violence movement and in her church. She later completed her Master’s Degree in Project Administration at the Central American Technological University (UNITEC), and has since worked in project coordination and multiple consultancies. Her professional experience also includes working for the Honduran NGO ‘Unit for Women and Families’ Integral Development’ (UDIMUF). Since 2015 she is a member of the Board of Directors of the Asociación GOJoven Honduras, and works as an attorney for the Public Prosecutor’s Office in the city of Trujillo, department of Colon, Honduras. Yamileth is very committed to gender equity and seeks to make her own contributions that will bring change in her country. This young leader enjoys the recognition of her community as an empowered woman that obtains very good results in her work.
Posted in Honduras 2012.