Blanca Estela Gardea

San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Comité Ciudadano Unificador de Esfuerzos / CCUE (Citizens Committee for a Joint Effort)

Blanca is the Training Coordinator at Comité Ciudadano Unificador de Esfuerzos, where she develops programming and coordinates more than 120 female volunteer workshop facilitators in various municipalities across the indigenous Huasteca Potosina region. These trainings are on topics like gender equity, domestic violence prevention, gender-based violence prevention, and self-esteem. Blanca is a strong leader committed to the wellbeing of families with over 20 years of experience. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology.

Rise Up Cohort: Mexico – 2018