Helen Mack Chang of The Myrna Mack Foundation2010 Judith Lee Stronach Human Rights Award Honoree
Helen Mack Chang is a Guatemalan businesswoman and human rights activist. She became an outspoken advocate for human fights after her sister, anthropologist Myrna Mack Chang, was assassinated by the Guatemalan military on September 11, 1990.
In 1993 Helen Mack founded and became the Executive Director of The Myrna Mack Foundation in Guatemala City. In addition to pursuing justice for Myrna Mack through the national and international courts, The Foundation engages in a broad array of other activities and programs to promote human rights in Guatemala. The Myrna Mack Foundation is a major partner in CJA's Guatemala Genocide Case before the Spanish National Court and one of the main non-profit organizations fighting impunity in Guatemala.