Miriam joined Austintatious Toastmasters in August 2017. She has completed the ACB and ALB designations and is currently working on the ALS level. A retired Laboratory Director with the City of Austin Water Department, she has a Master's degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor's degree in Biology and Chemistry. Her interests include education, healthcare and traveling. She enjoys the Toastmasters group and appreciates people trying to better themselves and working together as a group to help others. Miriam lives in Austin, Texas and has been married to Desi Mora, DTM, since 1978.