Mariam Bouchoutrouch is fascinated with language and culture and how they intersect in our world. She believes that diversity is a strength that can lead to growth and a better world. A graduate of the Leadership Fellows led by Steve Patty, Mariam is working on building a deliberately developmental organization that encourages the potential of immigrant women to grow into their leadership potential.
Mariam volunteered with Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS) in the mid 90’s and returned as Executive Director in 2014. She is passionate about the PIRS' mission to empower immigrant and refugee women and their children.