Mariam graduated from the High Institute of Cinema – Scenario Department in 2000 and worked for many years after graduation in short feature films, shows, documentaries, children shows and series, and ads.
In 2009, Mariam won more than 40 local and international awards for the story and script of “واحد صفر”, including 8 scenario awards; this movie was directed by Kamla Abou Zekri. In 2010, she supervised and participated in the script of the series “بالشمع الاحمر” directed by Samir Seef. Mariam also wrote and supervised on the script of many famous TV series including “موجة حارة” directed by Mohamed Yassin, “سجن النسا” directed by Kamla Abou Zekri.
Mariam Naoum wrote the scenario of Ramadan 2015’s famous “تحت السيطرة” TV series directed by Tamer Mohsen. She participated as part of the jury of the short movies committee in Alexandria Cinema Festival 2010 and has been part of the advisory committee of the Cairo International Film Festival.