Jennifer Tang

Associate for Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies

Jennifer Tang is an Associate for Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies at the Institute for Security and Technology (IST). Her current research focuses on how state governments, the private sector, and non-governmental organizations are navigating the interface between global geostrategic security risks, emerging technologies, and its implications on human security.

Prior to joining IST, Jenn worked as a junior consultant in the international development industry with a portfolio including Ghana, Jamaica, Liberia, and the Philippines. Over the last year, she has worked on various consulting projects with clients such as Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada and the State Department, where she co-authored a white paper evaluating Canada’s Artificial Intelligence and Data Act (AIDA) and Bill-C27. Jenn was also selected as a youth delegate of Canada to the United Nation’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs in 2019.

Jenn holds an MA in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where she was a Dean’s List scholar and Gary Talarico Fellow. She completed her HBA in International Relations and Peace, Conflict, and Justice at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs.