JULIAN MATEO TOMAS
Mayan Center for Development and Education
Julian is a graduate of the Maya Jaguar High School. His dedication to his studies and his skill in organizing group student activities singled him out for a one-year internship an outreach agricultural technician. Bilingual in both Q’anjob’al, the regional Mayan language and Spanish, this proficiency is vital to the success of his work as most Mayan women do not speak Spanish. Julian works in eight villages teaching sustainable organic gardening.