With over thirteen years of experience in organizations addressing child welfare, arts and culture, and environmental public health policy, Mira brings a diverse knowledge of the mission-driven sector to her role as Senior Associate. Mira leads the full lifecycle of projects from designing and implementing search strategies, developing robust candidate pools, and supporting clients and committees throughout the selection and hiring process. Prior to joining NPAG, Mira worked as a Program Analyst in the Policy Center at the American Public Health Association.
At APHA, Mira developed resources for state and local public health practitioners including a national webinar series, a guidebook, and a communications toolkit for outreach to key decision makers. She created and implemented evaluations of environmental health programs and led grant-funded projects on behalf of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network and Climate and Health Program.
Previously, Mira worked with S.E.I.U. and Pew Environmental Group, honing her skills as a researcher, policy advocate and skilled communicator. She began her career working as a housing advocate with Greater Boston Legal Services, and later as an education and outreach fellow with the Partnership for Public Service.
Mira holds a master of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, as well as a BA in American Studies from Brandeis University.