1 March 2018 • Alums Miller '15 Named Local History Maker
Philadelphia-based radio station Boom 103.9 recently featured Dominque Miller '15 in its "Local History Makers-Black History Month" series. Throughout the month of February, the media outlet is honoring past, present and future local history makers for their influence on the Greater Philadelphia region. Last year, Boom honored Miller with its inaugural 30 Under 30 designation, which celebrates individuals who are making a positive impact on the city.
Miller serves as a government relations professional with Cozen O'Connor international law firm. She has experience working with elected officials on various aspects of campaigns, including strategic planning and fundraising. Miller has created internship programs for high school and college students and assisted with the growth of political organizations through fundraising initiatives and community outreach.
After graduating from HWS, Miller received a Princeton in Asia Acceptance to teach English and American culture at Soc Trang Community College in Vietnam. As a student, Miller studied abroad in Vietnam through a program offered by the HWS Center for Global Education, where she worked as a program assistant.
Prior to joining Cozen O'Connor, Miller was the finance director for the Larry Krasner for District Attorney of Philadelphia campaign where she managed donor relations, planned and executed fundraising events, and assisted with creating and implementing a finance plan. She also previously served as the political director of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Campaign Committee where she managed finances and compliance procedures for committee andvarious Democratic State Senators, daily operations for the committee, and coordinated hiring of a new executive director with Senate leadership and partners.
Miller earned a bachelor's degree in political science from the Colleges and received the President's Leadership Award and Ithiel DeSola Pool Prize in Political Science. On campus, she served as president of Sankofa: Black Student Union and was a member of the Race and Racism Coalition and Women's Collective.