Tiana Epps-Johnson

Tiana Epps-Johnson is Founder and Executive Director with the Center for Tech and Civic Life. She is leading a team that is doing groundbreaking work to make US elections more inclusive and secure. In 2020 when the COVID pandemic collided with the US Presidential Election, Tiana led a $350 million nonpartisan effort to prevent Election Day from becoming a superspreader event and to ensure a smooth and secure process for voters nationwide.

Tiana was a 2022 University of Chicago Center for Effective Government Senior Practitioner Fellow, a 2021 Emerson Collective Dial Fellow, a recipient of the 2020 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship, and was selected to join the inaugural cohorts of Obama Foundation Fellows (2018) and Harvard Ash Center Technology and Democracy Fellows (2015). Tiana earned a MSc in Politics and Communication from the London School of Economics and a BA in Political Science from Stanford University.