Who are we?

Salka Wollesen Breum

Photo: Angélica Gardeazabal

Salka is 29 year old one of the foundation’s founders . She has a bachelor’s degree in Spanish Language and Culture from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Since 2011, she has traveled a lot in Latin America, and she quickly fell in  love with Colombia. Here she has been traveling from north to south and also studied a semester at Universidad del Cauca in Popayán. She is especially passionate about education, figthting for equality and sexual and reproductive health rights, and believes in combining these interests in the work with Mi Cuerpo/Min Krop.

Leonor Elizondo Chavero

Photo: Angélia Gardeazabal

Leonor, better known as Nori, is 26 years old and from Mexico. She has a bachelor’s degree in Sustainable Human Development from Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro. During her studies she spent a semester in Popayán where she met Salka. She has a lot of passion when it comes to gender and female empowerment, and has had an interest in this project since the beginning. In Mexico she has been teaching several workshops, also including topics within sexual education. She is now Mi Cuerpo/Min Krop’s main teacher and contact in Popayán, Colombia.

Shanon Joerns

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Shanon is 27 years old and from Colombia. She has a degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Cultural Studies from La Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali. During her studies and internship, she discovered her passion for sexual health education, and worked with university students, expecting teenagers, guardians, and school age children and teens. She believes that everyone should know their Sexual and Reproductive Rights and, together with the rest of the team, can help others acquire the knowledge and skills to make informed decisions about their Sexual and Reproductive Health. Shanon works as the main teacher in Cali and is an important part of the development of material and creative process.