Myriam-Morenike Djossou is a public policy professional who has been working in the Canadian government since 2019, most recently as a policy advisor to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth.

In this role, Myriam-Morenike played a leading part in ensuring the application of an intersectional feminist lens to all proposals presented before the Cabinet. She also sits on the national executive of the Young Liberals of Canada, the largest political youth organisation in Canada.

Myriam-Morenike holds an undergraduate degree in Political Studies and Psychology from Queen's University, where she was highly involved in various anti-oppression and community outreach initiatives, including as Social Issues Commissioner for the student government. 

As a first-generation Canadian of Senegalese and Beninese heritage, Myriam-Morenike's passion for promoting more just and inclusive communities comes from her lived experience as a Black woman.

Myriam-Morenike's policy interests include gender equality, anti-racism, social and economic empowerment, and Just Transition.