Margarita Pérez joins the Primeros Pasos team as the new Assistant to the Director. Magui is a native of Quetzaltenango and is currently finishing her law degree. She has worked with other NGOs involved in rural development.
Primeros Pasos is very excited to welcome Irma Mazariegos as our Laboratory Technician. Irma comes to us with experience not only from having a private clinic but also with years of laboratory experience in both the private and public health systems.
Our new Medical Director, Dr. Gabriela Alonzo, has worked in rural healthcare for the last eight years, including NGOs providing mobile health services in various parts of the Northwestern Highlands. We are excited to work with her to continue to expand our medical services.
Primeros Pasos welcomes Megan Peyton as our new Development Director. Megan is a former Peace Corps volunteer who served as a Municipal School Health Coordinator in Guatemala. She also has fundraising experience from various nonprofit work, including her time as the operations manager for two major charity bike rides in Austin, Texas.