Leah T.


leah bannon working at 18f office photo copyright National Public Radio


Leah is a civil servant and product lead at 18F, founder of the Tech Lady Hackathons, and a San Franciscan.

Leah helped found 18F, a project inside the federal government that works with other agencies to deliver efficient, easy-to-use digital services. She is currently an agile coach at 18F and a product lead for the national FOIA project.

Leah has also served as a product lead for the Federal Election Commission's redesign and cloud migration at fec.gov, authentication and DACA applications for myUSCIS, and open government web traffic data on analytics.usa.gov. You can read more about her work in her 18F blog posts.

This year, Leah is also a Technology and Democracy Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center. She is writing recommendations for digital modernization initiatives in government.


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