Miriam Miranda is the General Coordinator of the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras, OFRANEH.  She also coordinates the Platform of Social and Popular Movements of Honduras, which she co-founded with Berta Cáceres, and serves at the National Coordination for the Indigenous and Black Women of Honduras. She is globally renowned for her defense of the cultural and territorial rights of the Garífuna peoples for over 30 years. She has received plenty of international recognition including the 2016 Carlos Escalera award for her untiring defense of the ancestral Garífuna territory in Honduras and the 2015 Food Sovereignty Prize for promoting food sovereignty in the Garífuna communities. Over the years, Miriam Miranda has traveled around the US and visited many campuses to create awareness and mobilize solidarity with the Garífuna. In 2001, she participated in the Indigenous Peoples Summit of the Americas in Quebec, Canada.