Myriam has over 15 years of global professional experience in addressing the health and rights of women and girls and marginalized populations, especially in the context of the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. Her career was built working with international non-for-profit organizations, UNODC and UNAIDS, and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria. Myriam also founded and successfully managed her own consulting firm for four years providing technical advisory services to the United Nations, the World Bank, and other governmental, not-for-profit and private entities.
She acquired international UN headquarter-level experience in Europe and also extensive field exposure from resource-challenged settings in the Middle East and North Africa, Southern Africa, and Central America regions, where she provided extensive country-level technical support and advisory services to ministries of health, national public health service providers, and grassroots-level civil society organizations. She also collaborated extensively with international donors and global organizations.
At Grace Farms Foundation, Myriam is part of the Justice Initiative team and is responsible for the management of select international programs and associated partnership building across a spectrum of like-minded global organizations and funders. She is also supporting the advancement of gender-based violence programming.
Myriam has an MIA from SIPA at Columbia University and an MSc in Public Health from The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in the UK. She is fluent in English, French, Spanish, and Finnish.