Our Team

Mia-lia Boua Kiernan

Operations & Development Manager

Mia-lia Boua Kiernan joined IDC as a Global Campaigns consultant in 2017, then as Communications & Engagement Coordinator in 2019, and has since transitioned to the role of Operations and Development Manager in 2022.

Mia-lia has a long history of grassroots multi-level organising in the US, including co-founding a community organisation in Philadelphia in 2010 to campaign against the detention, deportation, and separation of Cambodian refugee families, as well as organising alongside deportee communities in Cambodia. She believes strongly in the need for directly impacted people, families and communities to lead and guide advocacy work on issues that affect their own lives. She holds a BA in International and Area Studies, and an MA in Public Policy and Management.