Miriam McCormack is a research program officer at the Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research (ACIAR). She holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honors). Her thesis examined knowledge transfer pathways among smallholder beef farmers on the South-central Coast of Vietnam. For the last two years Miriam has been working on gender mainstreaming at institutional, program and project levels at ACIAR. She has an interest in areas of agricultural extension, social sciences and the role of women and men in rural and developing country settings.