Mickeisha Myrie is the HR assistant for Child Trends. In this capacity, she supports the daily functions of the human resources team. Prior to joining Child Trends, Mickeisha performed administrative duties at the Children’s National Medical Center Improving Diet, Energy and Activity for Life (I.D.E.A.L) clinic and at various law firms in Washington, DC. Her passion to help underserved people led to her decision to volunteer, as an undergrad spring break project, with Habitat for Humanity, NOLA. She has also spent over five years assisting preschool teachers in Maryland and has served as a program assistant at the nonprofit Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area. She took coursework in early childhood education and history, and graduated from Salisbury University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.