Archive for Team Leaders

KAREN GONZALEZ

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Karen is an entrepreneur focused on social impact and female empowerment. Experienced in management, operations and finance, she has a degree in Business Administration.  As a strategic leader in the central highlands of Guatemala, she has spent the previous 10 years focused on community development  in education. She…

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Andrea García

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Andrea is a family doctor with additional degrees in Medical Management and Nutrition. Her many professional accomplishments were inspired by her mother, who was also a doctor. She is the medical director of our health for life program in partnership with Friendship Bridge. Outside of work Andrea loves…

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Valeria Morales

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Valeria loves her job as a nutritionist and works enthusiastically to bring her experiences and knowledge to those who need it. Her favorite part of working at Maya Health Alliance is going on home visits where she supports her coworkers and helps families to live healthy lives. She…

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Andrea Guzmán Abril

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Andrea is a licensed nutritionist and manager of our nutrition outreach and family gardens programs. She enjoys training nurses, mothers, and other organizations to combat malnutrition. Andrea has witnessed first hand the struggle many rural Guatemalan families go through to overcome chronic malnutrition and uses these experiences as…

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Susana Tambriz

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Susana’s favorite part of working as a nurse with Maya Health is having the opportunity to empower women to make their own decisions over their bodies. In addition, she  enjoys watching children grow up happy and healthy. Susana also has a young daughter of her own, who she…

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Yolanda Juarez

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Yoli is a registered nurse and manager for our Mobile Health, Stars, and Hood projects. She is out in the field almost everyday, walking from house to house and visiting families. Yoli’s own family is at the center of her life. Her daughters inspire her to work hard…

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Michel Juarez

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Michel is a doctor and the medical coordinator of the Mobile Health program. He oversees operations and analyses data collected from this program for our ongoing research. Michel is a committed physician who constantly seeks out opportunities to learn and grow as a professional. He is also passionate…

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Enma Coyote Ixen

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As a nurse overseeing the Mobile Health programs, Enma works closely with local midwives giving  them the tools they need to provide excellent care. She loves to get to know and learn from these women who often have incredible stories and a lifetime of knowledge. She carries out…

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Peter Rohloff

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Peter co-founded Wuqu’ Kawoq | Maya Health Alliance in 2006 and splits time between Boston, where they are on faculty at Harvard Medical School, and Guatemala, where they serves as Chief Medical Officer of our organization. Peter received the MD/PhD degrees at the University of Illinois and then completed…

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