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Sarah Miller

Deputy Director

Sarah has spent more than a decade in Washington D.C. working on policy development, strategic communications, and project management from the vantage points of campaigns, advocacy organizations, and the federal government. She was a policy advisor to senior officials at the Treasury Department in the aftermath of the financial crisis, worked as an advisor and speechwriter for John Podesta during his leadership at the Center for American Progress, and helped to launch and lead the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. Sarah also served as an economic policy staffer on Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign and was a senior advisor to Governor Martin O’Malley. Sarah graduated from the University of Chicago in 2004 with honors and originally hails from Muskogee, Oklahoma.

Latest Work

Gizmodo: I Cut Facebook Out of My Life. Surprisingly, I Missed It

Date Published: January 24, 2019

Gizmodo’s Kashmir Hill published a series about giving up the ‘Big Five’ tech platforms. In this piece she looks into the challenge of giving up Facebook and take us on her journey. She talks to Open Markets Deputy Director Sarah Miller about Facebook’s power and her work in the coalition, Freedom From Facebook.

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The New Yorker: Facebook and the Age of Manipulation

Date Published: November 15, 2018

Open Markets’ Deputy Director Sarah Miller tells The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos that “Congress and the Federal Trade Commission should come to terms with the fact that Facebook will never change, unless they force it to—and they should, without delay, to protect our democracy.”

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