Janna Scott-Tarman has a Juris Doctorate from the George Washington University Law School and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan. She additionally studied international law through an exchange program at Oxford University in England. She has served twenty years at the Defense Intelligence Agency. Janna has received multiple national and agency-level team awards for the protection of US critical infrastructure and the national defense supply chain, and she was the 2017 recipient of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance Intelligence Community Joan A. Dempsey Mentorship Award. Janna is married to a DC metro mechanic, and together they have a 16-year-old daughter.
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Areas of Expertise (10)
National Security and Leadership
National Security and Intelligence Issues
Intelligence & Analysis
Twenty Year Career in National Security
JANNA SCOTT-TARMAN’S career aspirations were forever changed after volunteering as an EMT on September 11, 2001. Now after spending twenty years in the US intelligence and national security community, Scott-Tarman is focusing on preparing that same community for its next generation of young officers, fresh off their own life-inspiring experiences as the youth of a global pandemic and transformative social movements.
University of Michigan: Bachelor's degree 1999
George Washington University Law School: Juris Doctorate 2002
Media Appearances (1)
Leading in the Intelligence Community
Federal News Network radio
Includes Janna's 9/11 Story
Event Appearances (1)
Panel - The New IC: Empowering Women and Engaging Men
Hosted by the Intelligence and National Security Alliance https://www.cybersecuritytv.net/Events/INSA_180501/VideoId/213/UseHtml5/True
Sample Talks (1)
Featured Appearance on the Iron Butterfly Podcast
A podcast featuring the stories of women in the Intelligence Community - https://shows.acast.com/the-iron-butterfly/episodes/janna-scott-tarman-the-trampoline
- Author Appearance