Rigoberta Menchú Tum is a K'iche' Maya woman from Guatemala. Rigoberta spoke out against mass atrocities committed by the Guatemalan government during the civil war from 1960 to 1996, but she was forced into exile in 1980. Due to her persistent advocacy and her memoir I, Rigoberta Menchú, she was awarded the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize.
1992 Nobel Peace Prize winner
1992 UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador