Before joining Catalyst in 2020, Tahiana was an administrator at Stony Brook University. As director of diversity affairs, Tahiana increased transparency, efficiency, and communication within the administrative staff and undergraduate student body through the creation of programs and services designed to increase diversity and inclusion on campus.
Tahiana graduated from Stony Brook University with a bachelor of science in health science with a concentration in health informatics and a minor in political science. She is currently pursuing her master of science in higher education administration, specializing in institutional research and assessment, at Baruch College. She advocates for the equal rights and representation of women while positively impacting her community.