Mariam Elsayed joined the Office of the Deputy Director for Science Programs as a Program Analyst at the Department of Energy’s Office of Science in September 2015, after interning with the same office for over a year. Mariam conducts analysis in support of user facility program coordination and policy, and plays a key role in the development of corporate data curation and analysis tools. Additionally, her responsibilities include serving as an advisor to the PAMS project, a software tool which support grants processes for the Office of Science.
Mariam graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies with an emphasis on the Environment, and received an M.A. with honors in Environmental Resource Policy from George Washington University in Washington D.C. Her Master’s thesis focused on analyzing and answering key policy questions on the Environmental Protection Agency’s mandatory greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions database. Prior to her time at the Office of Science, she interned at the federal headquarters of an environmental/conservation awareness nonprofit, and assisted doctoral staff as a lab technician at the University of Missouri-Columbia’s Geology Department. Mariam also led a project to increase environmental awareness in an impoverished area of Cairo, Egypt, and spent a semester at the American University in Cairo in the Arabic Language Institute Intensive Program.