Michael Fernandez was born and raised in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. He is co-founder and executive director of Caras con Causa, a NGO dedicated to grassroots development and civic participation. Caras coordinates education and environmental projects in various communities of Puerto Rico’s metropolitan area. Mike has over 12 years of experience in community development, and volunteer recruitment and coordination. Throughout his years of experience, Mike has coordinated over 50 projects in 24 communities of Puerto Rico and Latin America.