Miriam Bekkouche

Miriam brings extensive experience as a consultant specializing in business strategy andprogram design for mission-based organizations. She has co-created and rolled-out educational content geared to professionals and students on entrepreneurship, leadership, start-up investing and diversity including with 37 Angels, Sarah Lawrence College, Be More America and GSF India. 

Miriam is also the founder of Brain Spa, a boutique mindfulness training consultancy that has shared the benefits of meditation with dozens of corporate clients and over +2000 employees. In 2016, Miriam completed a TED Residency to explore the intersection of meditation and leadership in global problem solving (TED Talk available at http://bit.ly/MindfulDiplomacy). She is continuously inspired by her decade-long career as with the Canadian Foreign Service, especially her time as Innovation Officer in the Consulate General of Canada in New York and founder of the first Canadian Technology Accelerator in NY. 

Miriam holds a BA from McGill (Canada) and MA from College of Europe (Belgium).