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.
- 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...