Myriam Mhamedi [she/her]
Myriam leads communications and campaigning for the Network's strategic priorities, she coordinates the Network's whole communication strategy, both internally and externally and manages End FGM EU's online presence, multi-channel campaigns and press relations. Myriam is in charge of raising the visibility of End FGM EU and its member organisation internationally as well as implementing the Network's awareness-raising and communication for advocacy efforts. Myriam is also responsible for the Data Protection policies of the organisation.
Before taking on this role, Myriam has worked with various organisations, working on gender equality and minority rights in France and in the UK. She has also worked for the European Commission as part of the DG Justice Communications unit, where she led the Gender Equality Strategy communication activities. Myriam has experience in qualitative research, specifically on gender-based violence. She has also facilitated training sessions on communication, intersectionality and decoloniality. As a feminist activist, training facilitator and specialist in communication, Myriam’s work is focused on fostering an understanding of intersectionality, intercultural dialogue, accessibility of information and the debunking of false narratives around social issues.
Myriam has a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from the University of Kent. She also holds one Master's degree in Organisational Communications from Sciences Po Lille and one MA in Gender and Development from the Institute of Development Studies. Myriam is also active in YouAct, the European Network on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, for which she has facilitated training sessions on SRHR and interpersonal communication.
Myriam speaks French, English and Arabic and has a good level of Spanish.