Ximena Lainfiesta is a journalist and civil society activist with a background in Neurolearning and MA in Cultural and Creative Industries. She currently works as a multimedia journalist, focusing on fostering debate, critical thinking and civic engagement. She works to end the abuse of child labor, stop violence against women and empower women to report violence and sexual abuse. Lainfiesta seeks to address the systemic problems that contribute to the vulnerability of women and children by directly influencing Guatemala’s policies and culture.

Placement Organization: Office of the Mayor of Compton

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