Maryam Mohammed-Miller

Maryam Mohammed-Miller is the advocacy manager for Vera’s Initiative to End Girls’ Incarceration. Maryam comes to Vera with over ten years of experience in community development, organizing, and government relations. She holds a master’s degree in public administration from the Austin Marxe School of Public and International Affairs and a bachelor’s degree in international studies and public policy from the City College of New York. Maryam has committed herself to advocacy work that grows resources for women and families and the immigrant communities throughout New York City. Prior to joining Vera, Maryam worked to increase sexual and reproductive health care access and on broader intersectional justice issues at Planned Parenthood of Greater New York. She also worked on community affairs and policy research for New York State Senator Gustavo Rivera and Congressman Jose E. Rivera. Maryam also works with the Black Feminist Project, a Bronx-based food and reproductive justice organization.