Board Member: Timor Leste
Armindo Correia Belo (Zizi Belo), originally from Timor Leste is 29 years old and a transgender woman. Zizi is Youth LEAD’s first openly transgender board member and has been involved with Youth LEAD since 2017. Currently working as a counsellor, Zizi has also worked extensively with rapid HIV testing on key populations in her country. Advocating for young transgender rights, especially those living with HIV/AIDS, Zizi’s vision for Youth LEAD is to ensure that the transgender community is included all decision-making processes and that YKP’s needs are addressed.