Miriam Zoila Pérez
Miriam Zoila Pérez is a 25-year-old North Carolina native whose upbringing in a Cuban immigrant household was pretty far from Southern. A graduate of Swarthmore College, Miriam has been working in the reproductive justice movement for over five years, both online and off. She currently works as a freelance writer and online communications consultant.
Miriam is the sole blogger and founder of Radicaldoula.com and an editor at Feministing.com. Her writing has appeared in Bitch Magazine, The Nation, RH Reality Check and Alternet. Most recently Miriam’s work has been published in Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World without Rape.
Miriam is on the Board of Directors of the Sistersong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective and the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice. In 2009 she was named one of the Women’s Information Network’s (WIN) Young Women of Achievement.