Pittsburgh Action Strategist 

Miriam is a Pennsylvanian who has settled permanently in Pittsburgh and believes in the collaborative spirit of her hometown.  She brings over eight years’ experience in creating and managing nonprofit programs that implement community-driven sustainability solutions such as clean air, clean water, and food garden installation.  

Miriam believes strongly in the power of connecting resources to do good on the ground. As ioby’s Pittsburgh Action Strategist, she listens to Pittsburghers’ ideas to do positive work in their neighborhoods and then pools resources and experts to support the project leader’s success. 

Miriam holds a Masters of Sustainability and Management degree from Chatham University and undergraduate degrees from Gettysburg College in Political Science and Environmental Studies. 

miriam.parson [at] ioby [dot] org


Articles featuring Miriam: 

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Nonprofit aids citizen marketing, philanthropy with local staff person

Triblive: New effort to eliminate blight in Pittsburgh starts small

Next Pittsburgh: ioby opens Pittsburgh office to expand community crowdfunding

Upgruv: Neighbors' small acts bring big changes to blighted neighborhoods


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