At LIFT, Miriam works with the Vice President of Program and Evaluation and the National Program Director to support the design and implementation of new programs. She also works with the development team on writing proposals and managing national grants.
Miriam LIFTs because everyone deserves access to the support, opportunities and resources to reach their full potential.
Miriam has dedicated her career to serving others. Before joining LIFT, Miriam served as the Senior Program Coordinator on the Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship team at Vital Voices Global Partnership where she supported the management of a business accelerator fellowship and a mentoring program for women entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa. She also contributed to design and implementation of communications strategy for all economic empowerment programs. Prior to her work at Vital Voices, she researched welfare policy and racial disparities in the criminal justice system as a Research Assistant at the University of Virginia and conducted development research and donor prospecting at the Afterschool Alliance. Finally, Miriam interned at the U.S. Department of State and as a Program Manager with MY Webinars, where she organized educational webinars for corporate audiences. Miriam also received her B.A. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia.