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 on various topics, including issues around sexual and reproductive health. Betty has experience in community mobilization through the use of media, group facilitation, and program development. She graduated from the Intercultural Mayan University of Quintana Roo, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mayan Language and Culture. Her long term plan is to enter a Master’s program to strengthen her knowledge in sexual and reproductive health issues. Betty is dedicated to continue working with youth in her region, in her work, and with her GOJoven team.
- Lidia Esther Hoil PootLidia is a young indigenous leader who speaks Maya and Spanish, is deeply attached to her culture, and wishes to work for the betterment of women in her community. She has participated in trainings about youth leadership provided by the National Commission for the Development of Indigenous Peoples....