|Based in the Washington D.C. area, Phillips will represent Hampton University at meetings with federal agency officials and congressional staff. Phillips is responsible for identifying, analyzing, monitoring and the timely reporting of new and emerging federal funding opportunities.
“Ms. Phillips will cultivate relationships with federal officials to facilitate the development of new funding opportunities aligned with the strengths, capacity and priorities of Hampton University,” said HU Provost Dr. Pamela V. Hammond. “She is our voice in Washington.”
Phillips most recently worked for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). In her time with the Initiative she work with various federal agency representatives while performing in-depth research such as analyzing federal agency contributions to HBCUs, assessing enrollment trends and summarizing new federal grant and contract opportunities available to HBCUs.