Grace Miner

Member, Plan International USA Board of Directors

Youth Advisory Board Representative

Grace Miner is a recent graduate of Columbia University, where she studied human rights and history and was awarded the 2021 Myra Kraft Prize for Superior Academic Achievement in the Study of Human Rights.

Her independent research studied the first truth commission focused on racial injustice in the U.S., the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Grace has served as an intern with the Post-Conflict Research Center located in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Rhode Island General Assembly and the Washington, D.C. office for U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin. She has also performed with and choreographed for the Columbia University Ballet Ensemble and served as the company’s assistant artistic director.

Grace currently works as a program assistant with the African American Redress Network, a collaboration between Howard University’s Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center and Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights. In the fall of 2021, she will begin her studies toward a master’s degree in public policy at the University of Oxford.