Dr. Tiana N. Rogers currently serves as Director for the Data, Policy, and Performance Innovation team at the Sorenson Impact Center. She works on a variety of portfolios using data to inform government and not-for-profit entities with capacity building in the areas of social impact, public health, and social services. Dr. Rogers also oversees the center’s Policy Fellows.
Prior to joining Sorenson, Dr. Rogers managed Child Protection programs for Hennepin County Department of Health & Human Services–the largest and most diverse county in Minnesota, where she supported evidenced-based practices to reduce barriers to social services. Her career has centered on conducting equity-focused research married to serving as a field expert in the areas of homelessness, social impact, child welfare & maltreatment, public policy, impact measurement among churches, and health disparities elimination. In addition to being a published author with teaching experience, Dr. Rogers is a “400 Years of Inequality” facilitator, dedicated to dismantling structural inequality and building strong, healthy communities. Additionally, she has consulted with national and international social service organizations on program evaluation and development.
Dr. Rogers holds a Ph.D. in Human Services with a Social & Community Services Specialization, in addition to dual M.A. degrees in Criminal Justice and Human Service Leadership.