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Marleine Bastien

Executive Director, Fanm Ayisyen Nan Miyami, Inc. (Haitian Women of Miami)

Marleine Bastien is the founder, former president, and current Executive Director of Fanm Ayisyen Nan Miyami, Inc. (Haitian Women of Miami). Marleine Bastien is considered a true leader in the Haitian community of South Florida. Marleine Bastien is one of the founders of the Haitian-American Grassroots Coalition, an umbrella of 15 organizations that advocate for the rights of Haitian refugees. She has been recognized with several honorable awards. She was also named in the Miami Herald in 1999 as one of the "Forty Special People to Watch in the next Millennium."