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Dominique (Domy) Raymond is strategy director for partnerships at Lumina Foundation, an independent, private foundation in Indianapolis that is committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all. In that role, she is responsible for amplifying Lumina’s thought leadership, developing new relationships and coalitions, and identifying influencers and change agents.
She advises Lumina’s president on thought leadership opportunities and, at his request, directs strategic projects and emerging initiatives for his office.
Raymond has over 20 years of policy experience in higher education, state policy, and workforce development. She previously served as a senior program director of philanthropy at USA Funds (now Strada Education Network); vice president of alliance state relations at Complete College America; special assistant to the secretary of education for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and; higher education policy analyst with the Maryland Higher Education Commission, where she co-chaired the state’s K16 workgroup. Her higher education experience began as an academic advisor at the University of the District of Columbia and the University of Maryland, consecutively.
She serves on the board of Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR).
Raymond earned her bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University. In 2013, she was one of ten named to the Chronicle of Higher Education’s The Influence List.