Myriam Cotton has worked for UC Berkeley cumulatively for 15 years. She started in the Seismology Department, working there for three years. Myriam then took a couple of years off to raise her two youngest children. She came back to campus to work for the Space Sciences Laboratory up on Grizzly Peak—working there for two years. For the past ten years, Myriam has been back on campus working for the German, Spanish, and Portuguese Departments as their Financial Analyst. She enjoys gardening, knitting, and spending time with family and friends.