Andrea Nava

Student

Guatemala

Andrea Nava is a fourth-year student at Rafael Landívar University in Guatemala. She is an environmental activist and nature lover. She created the project “Ponle Nombre a un Árbol” [Name a Tree],  and she is the Regional Coordinator for the Plant for the Planet Organization. She is a member of Jóvenes Iberoamericanos [Ibero-American Youth] and the Regional Director for the Americas and the Caribbean for the Green the Gene Organization. She is also a Spanish-English interpreter at Compassion International Guatemala and a volunteer at Hogar Príncipe de Paz [Prince of Peace Home] for the Formando Vidas [Shaping Lives] Program.  In 2013, she received the 2013 ENO YOUTH HERO Award in recognition of her environmental work, presented by the ENO International Organization. Andrea was a speaker at “El Futuro Posible” [The Possible Future] at TEDx Guatemala in 2015. She was also a virtual participant in the Paris Agreement Signing Ceremony that took place in 2016 at the United Nations headquarters in New York, invited by Mr. Ban Ki Moon. That same year, she took part in the 2016 World Forum for Democracy as the representative for Guatemala, organized by the European Council, in Strasbourg, France.

 

Andrea was selected as a participant in the 2019 Voces Que Inspiran