Former Senior Vice President
Dominique Derbigny Sims
Dominique Derbigny Sims was the senior vice president at the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, a nonprofit research and advocacy organization focused on expanding economic opportunity and well-being for all Georgians. In this role, Dominique supports the organization’s strategic vision and provides oversight of its advocacy campaigns and strategic communications. Based in Atlanta, GA, Dominique has spent over a decade working in collaboration with nonprofit organizations across the country to create a more equitable and inclusive society and economy.
Advocate for Racial and Economic Justice
While at Prosperity Now, a nonprofit intermediary focused on creating a just economy, Dominique provided training and technical assistance to dozens of social service organizations to improve economic opportunities for young people and adults, co-authored a guide for creating Children’s Savings Account programs, and spearheaded race equity and inclusion efforts within the organization and its programmatic work. She also previously served as Program Director of MetroCASH, the Earned Income Tax Credit coalition serving Richmond Virginia.
Dominique has a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Services from Elon University. She is an alumna of the Rockwood Leadership Institute’s Art of Leadership for Black Women and currently serves on the board of The Lola.