Dr. Dominique M. Brown

Director, Participatory Research + Community Wellbeing


Dr. Dominique M. Brown is a holistic educator cultivating collective wellbeing with historically oppressed peoples.

She is committed to dismantling systemic oppression by pursuing systems of care. This ethos is carried into her facilitation practice and community work in her role as the Senior Racial Equity Specialist at Design Impact. She brings over ten years experience teaching social change frameworks and facilitating critical race dialogues. 

Dominique received her B.A. from the University of Cincinnati in Organizational Leadership and International Human Rights. As well as a M.S. from DePaul University in International Public Service. She received her doctorate from Miami University in the Educational Leadership program. Her research is rooted in womanist theory and contemplative practice. 

Dominique has received several fellowships, grants, and awards including public recognition as one of WCPO’s Next 9 Educators in 2018. 

Creative Outlets: Dance, Exploring New Cultures, Being in Nature, Writing

Causes: Intersection of Racial Equity + Gender Equity, Decolonial Education Practice, BIPOC Centered Wellbeing

Contact Dominique: dominique@d-impact.org

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