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The General Assembly is the institution’s highest authority and is made up of active associates.

It meets once a year and additionally when the Board of Directors considers it appropriate, and it is principally responsible for reviewing and approving reports on completed activities, the accounting and financial situation of the organization, strategic plans, work, and budgets; as well as for making necessary and appropriate decisions for the appropriate development of EntreMundos activities, the resolution of problems, and the operation of the Board of Directors. 



8 Junta Directiva
The Board of Directors meets quarterly and among its principal tasks are to discuss and establish the general policies and strategies of EntreMundos; oversee the integration of the different members; approve operating, timetable, and budget plans; ensure that administrative and financial duties are carried out appropriately; monitor and evaluate progress, appropriate implementation, and achievement of goals and results of initiatives.

The Board of Directors 2017-2019 is as follows:

  • President and Legal Representative: Glenda Gabriela López Ximin

Vicepresident:Manuel Rodolfo Sánchez Díaz

Treasurer: Thomas Anthony Lingenfelter

Secretary: Emmanuel Yac

9 Equipo Técnico
The Technical Team is comprised of the General Director, the Coordinator and the Assistant of the Capacity Building, Computer Skills and Small Grants Programs, the Coordinators of the Volunteer and Community Tourism Programs, the Magazine Editor, the Editor of the On-line Magazine, and the Financial Administrator. It is required to meet once a month and during said meetings, the staff discuss the activities they have developed, their difficulties and the results they have achieved, the methods of intervention that they have used, the operating plans for the following month, the technical and logistical coordination of their actions, the execution of their activities in order to achieve an effective integration of the different pieces, and the schedule for the use of the organization’s transportation and technical equipment. The Technical Team maintains direct contact with the community organizations that are EntreMundos’ partners, systematizes their problems/needs and offers a tangible contribution to the design of solutions.

The members of the Technical Team (updated in July 2018) are the following:

10 Fabio Carbone


Fabio has a specialization in “Local Management and Development” from the Unión Iberoamericana de Municipalistas of Granada (Spain) and has more than 12 years of experience in International Cooperation: he worked with CARITAS in Ecuador in 2004/2005, as a representative of the Italian NGO CISV in West Africa from 2006 to 2008, and in Guatemala from 2008 to 2013, where he coordinated various projects financed by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Piemonte Region of Italy, and the Episcopal Conference.

Fabio is an expert in the study, elaboration, execution, logistics, monitoring, and evaluation of Development Projects, with an emphasis on Decentralized Cooperation and Rural Development/Community Strengthening. He began working with EntreMundos in January of 2014 as the Coordinator of the Capacity Building, Computer Skills, and Small Grants Programs, and took the position of Director a year later in January 2015.
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Yessica Pastor


YESSICA PASTOR - Capacity Building, Computer Skills and Small Grants Programs Coordinator

Yessica has a degree in Local Environmental Management, from San Carlos University of Guatemala and has completed Regional Development studies at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO).

She has experience working on tourism field in Tikal and Flores, Petén and has worked for several years as a Spanish teacher in different schools in Quetzaltenango. Since 2014, she has collaborated with different NGOs, supporting them with research, reports, monitoring and processes evaluation.

She is currently working with EntreMundos in the Capacity Building and Small Grant Program Coordinator position. Yessica joined the EntreMundos team in 2012.​
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Lila Icks


LILA ICKS - Volunteer Program Coordinator 

Lila holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Political Science. She graduated from the University Rafael Landívar and in her own words she describes: “Our globalized world needs people and countries committed to prosperity, where solidarity between nations gives life to International Relations”.

Lila is passionate about topics that promote social awareness: she has done extensive research on International Cooperation, sustainable development and citizen participation.

She believes in generating change and positive impact from the bottom up, which supports the thinking of Christie (1996): “Think global, act locally; the locality is the real environment of most people”.

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Cambiar foto de DianaDIANA PASTOR - Magazine Editor

Diana has a bachelor’s degree in Rural social work from San Carlos University of Guatemala; she also studied Communication, social work and community leadership at California State University of Monterey Bay, United States. In addition, she also has a diploma as a Spanish Professor and is fluent in English.

She has worked with many organizations on projects with children, women and indigenous peoples in different areas of Guatemala. For several years, Diana worked for a local magazine as a photographer and writer. She has been a contributor for the Social Work Research Department of the San Carlos University in Quetzaltenango, and has obtained prizes from local and international literary competitions.

She is currently the Editor and designer at "EntreMundos" Magazine. Diana joined the team in April 2017.
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17 Richard Brown


RICHARD BROWN - On-line Magazine Editor

Richard has worked with EntreMundos since October, 2013.

He gathers stories and articles from grassroots groups, academic experts, and public figures to cover issues like climate change, food security, and labor relations in Guatemala and internationally. He recruits and supports Guatemalan and foreign writers to publish original journalism and promote intercultural dialogue and equitable and sustainable development.

He has a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Columbia University in New York.
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18 Patricia Macías


PATRICIA MACÍAS - Editor and Journalist

Patricia began working with the EntreMundos Magazine in October, 2013.

She has a degree in Journalism from Universidad Complutense in Madrid and has worked in international cooperation and communication in Spain, England, and Guatemala.

With the EntreMundos Magazine, Patricia writes, translates, edits photography and video and manages social media.


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Fernando López


FERNANDO LÓPEZ - Accounting Administrator

Fernando holds a Diploma in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language and has been working for 6 years at El Quetzal Spanish School. At the same time he has been working in the tourism sector in Quetzaltenango, by leading guided tours of the city and nearby tourist attractions.

Recently he has attended several Marketing and Advertising courses and seminars such as "Service Best". He is currently studying Architecture at San Carlos University of Guatemala. 

He has been working within the Financial and Administration Team at Entre Mundos since 2016.

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