Miya Cain

Bosnia and Herzegovina


Miya Cain is currently a Teaching Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, where she works with Professor Marshall Ganz to teach leadership, organizing, and public narrative. She is also a research consultant at UUSC, a human rights non-profit, where she focuses on the mental health impacts of immigration detention for women and children and improving conditions for workers in the food industry. Previously, she 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. Miya 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. In addition, she worked to improve care for premature babies and streamline 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.

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