Miya brings a decade of experience working in public health in the U.S. and globally. She is currently a Senior Consultant at FSG, a nonprofit firm that partners with foundations, businesses, nonprofits, and governments working to advance social change. Her work at FSG has centered on collective impact (multisector collaboration) and foundation strategy development, with a particular focus on physical and mental health equity for marginalized or underserved populations. Before FSG, she taught Public Narrative with Professor Marshall Ganz at the Harvard Kennedy School and worked with students on grassroots organizing efforts, such as organizing with hotel workers to secure their rights to fair labor conditions. Previously, Miya worked in Washington, D.C. as a political appointee for the Obama Administration at the Department of Health and Human Services and as a White House Associate in the Office of the Vice President. She also worked as a Supply Chain Analyst for Partners in Health in rural Rwanda, where she helped improve the management and distribution of essential medicines and medical supplies, worked to improve care for premature babies, and streamlined services at an HIV clinic for youth. Miya received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology-Behavioral Neuroscience from Yale University and her Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School. She was born and raised in Miami, Florida and feels at home anywhere by the ocean.