Miriam has a PhD in Statistics and 25 years of experience transforming data into insights in industry, academic and government settings. Her previous experience includes analyzing congestion and projecting long term traffic growth for Union Pacific Railroad. Teaching government statistician new methodology at the United Nations Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific in Japan. Analyzing sheep genetics for faculty of Agricultural and Life Science at Lincoln University, NZ. Conducting a census for Statistics Centre in Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates. During her bachelors study she worked as a Bank Teller.