Myriam has worked at the Alliance Française de St. Louis since 1980. Born in Provence, she went to university in Paris and then studied at the University of Texas at Austin. She has a Master's in French, German, and Spanish. In 1980, she received her doctorate.

Myriam taught at the University of Texas at Austin, Cardinal Newman College, and for 18 years at Webster University in St. Louis. Myriam is retired but loves teaching and continues to give courses at the Alliance Française.