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Myriam serves as VP, Diversity & Inclusion Programs for Nielsen. In her role, Myriam is responsible for leading Nielsen’s Employee Resource Groups and Inclusion Ambassadors globally. With 9 Employee Resource Groups, 260+ Leaders and over 8,000+ members, our mission is to infuse diversity & inclusion to all we do as a company. Prior to her appointment as VP, Diversity and Inclusion Programs, Myriam led our Hispanic Organization of Leaders in Action (HOLA) Employee Resource Group in the United States. HOLA’s mission is to advance the careers and education opportunities of Hispanic professionals.
During her tenure at Nielsen, Myriam has led transformational initiatives aimed at improving the quality of Nielsen products. Myriam delivered cost savings of $6.1MM, directly enabled Nielsen to retain $11MM in revenue and devised $3.5MM in cost savings opportunities from post-merger integrations. Throughout her career, Myriam has led and participated in several programs and volunteering opportunities aimed at improving diversity & inclusion in the organization and community.
Myriam’s professional background in Business Process Improvement, Business Intelligence, Financial insights and Training & Development globally has enabled her to become a diverse leader passionate about leveraging a sense of higher purpose to drive growth for our associates and clients.
Myriam received her Masters of Marketing from The University of Tampa in Florida where she graduated Alpha Chi. She earned a BA in International Business from St. Petersburg College in Clearwater, Florida and earned a Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt Certification. Myriam graduated from Nielsen’s Diverse Leadership Network program where she completed a certification on Leadership, Innovation and Value Creation from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. Myriam was selected to Diversity MBA’s list of Top 100 under 50 Diverse Emerging Leaders for 2015.