Mayra Hernandez-Figueroa

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MAYRA HERNÁNDEZ FIGUEROA

PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER OF BACK HOME: PREVENTION OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING, ACTIVIST VS HUMAN TRAFFICKING, COUNSELOR OF THE CITIZEN SECURITY COUNCIL OF JALISCO MÉXICO AND COUNSELOR OF THE CITIZEN SEARCHING OF MISSING PERSONS COUNCIL IN JALISCO.


MAYRA IS FOUNDER OF THE ONG BACK HOME IN MEXICO, WORKING IN PREVENTION AND ACCOMPANIMENT IN REPORTS AND JUSTICE PROCESS AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

GIVING VOICE OF HOPE AND EMPOWERMENT TO CHILDREN, TEENAGERS AND ADULTS WHEN HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND DISSAPEARENCE IS PRESENT. BACK HOME PROVIDES PREVENTIVE INFORMATION AND HUMAN AND ACCURATE ACCOMPANIAMENT IN THE SEARCH PROCESSES TO FAMILIES WITH PEOPLE IN DISSAPEARENCE SITUATION TO ENHANCE THEIR VOICE.

IN MARCH 2021 MAYRA WAS AWARDED BY THE UNIVERSITY TEC DE MONTERREY WITH THE WOMAN AWAR CATEGORY #SHE4SHE. SHE HAS SEVERAL DIPLOMATES IN SOCIAL ENTERPRENEURSHIP, DIPLOMATE AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING, PREVENTION OF GENDER VIOLENCE, POLITICAL LEADERSHIP AND EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN.

MAYRA HAS TAKEN TRAINING IN ASSISTANCE AND PROTECTION TO VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING BY THE CITIZEN OBSERVATORY OF THE STATE COUNCIL OF HUMAN RIGHTS, COURSES OF OUR RESCUE ORGANIZATION, AND TRAININGS BY THE UNITED NATIONS ORGANIZATION AGAINST TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME.

SHE HAS DONE EXTERNAL RESEARCH IN THE RELATIONSHIP OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND DISSAPEARENCE IN MEXICO. SPECIALLY DISSAPEARENCE OF CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS. MAYRA HELPS TO TRAIN AUTHORITIES IN JALISCO, SO THEY CAN LEARN ABOUT THIS CRIME, AND THE IMPORTANCE OF TAKING ACTION.

VOLUNTEERING HAS BEEN PART OF HER LIFE AND SHE ACTIVELY COLLABORATES AS A VOLUNTEER IN SEVERAL ONGS AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING. MAYRA IS MOTHER OF 2 CHILDREN, AND DREAMS THEY CAN GROW UP IN A EMPATHIC SOCIETY. MAYRA IS ALSO A PROFESSOR AT UNIVERSITY AND MASTER´S DEGREE.

IN COLLABORATION WITH RAQUEL CASPI MILLER, THEY FOUND A SENSITIVE WAY TO PREVENT AND GIVE INFORMATION ABOUT HOW TO PREVENT HUMAN TRAFFICKING BY WRITING “LA ESTRELLA DE LUNA”, WITH THE PURPOSE TO REACH MANY PEOPLE AND TO PROTECT LIVES. 

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