It was born as a siblings weekend conversation at their house by working in their garden. Dayana and Gustavo are passionate about bringing out positive actions into reality. The killing-dreamers arguments boost them, “This may not work because x, y, or z,” and decide to prove dreams can come true for youth, indigenous people, and everyone.
Dayana Blanco is an indigenous woman from Oruro, Bolivia. She was part of the most competitive program at Columbia University focused on the most outstanding human rights activists worldwide, where she strengthened her leadership skills and broadened her network by having meetings with organizations based in New York and Washington DC creating bridges of cooperation between these organizations and Pueblos de Montana Foundation.
Gustavo Andre Blanco is an indigenous Aymara member from Turco in Oruro, Bolivia. He got a scholarship for first-generation and low incomes students to study his undergraduate at Princeton University. He is currently the vice president of the Princeton Latin American Student Association.
He is passionate about creating bridges of cooperation to make it possible for more students from low-income and underrepresented backgrounds can have the opportunity to access higher education in the United States.
Jimena is an indigenous woman from Turco in Oruro, Bolivia. She is an educator who helped her community to develop entrepreneurship based on the traditional knowledge of her ancestors. She boosts and contributes to creating community entrepreneurship to elaborate Charque de Llamas. It generates economic income for her community to stop the migration and unemployment of young people.
She got the support of the World Property Intellectual Organization to scale up with community entrepreneurship to get a community brand. She is passionate about getting equal opportunities for indigenous women through community entrepreneurship.
She is a Quechua lawyer indigenous woman from Pararia, an indigenous community in Potosi. She has worked in different organizations such as Desafío ODS and Kanamarkha in charge of organizing and promoting the traditional knowledge of indigenous communities, such as: how we elaborate our traditional clothes or what the methods of indigenous communities use to make Aguayos with different colors of wool and how it is necessary to preserve the traditional knowledge that indigenous communities have, and it can pass generation by generation.
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