Marie Helene was born in Haiti and moved to New York in the 60's. She is a social worker and currently lives in Virginia Beach. Marie is active in her church's social justice committee and Haiti committee. She travels regularly to Haiti and provides translation for delegations doing support work in Sodo (Saut-d'Eau). Marie speaks her native languages of Kreyol and French as well as English and Spanish.
Marie is a Friend of Cooperation Jackson. She is participating in the delegation to provide translation, and give the organization logistical and coordinating support to help it strategically navigate the official negotiations and effectively participate in all of the activities it is planning and attending during the global convergence.