Myriam completed her engineering degree in fisheries and environment at the National Agronomic Institute of Tunisia (INAT) in 2013. Just after her graduation, she joined the Sea Around Us as an intern, working on the catch reconstructions of certain Mediterranean and Arab countries. In 2014, Myriam started her MSc program in Resource Management and Environmental Studies (RMES), specializing in Fisheries and under the supervision of Prof. Daniel Pauly. In 2016, she transferred to the Ph.D. program and she completed her doctoral thesis in 2020. Her dissertation focuses on marine ecosystems and fisheries management in data-poor countries, mainly those in the Southern Mediterranean and the Arabian Peninsula.