Who We Are

We are Change Agents

DARE Global Innovations’ motivations are to bring data, science and technology to our clients in an effort to improve their outcomes and performance.

Our team of evaluators, epidemiologists, statisticians and behavioral scientists work collaboratively with organizations to build their capacity to use data, evidence, and best practices in pursuit of their mission. DARE is a woman and minority-owned small business founded in 2012 with offices in Washington, DC and Atlanta, Georgia.

Tiffany West, MPH, MSPH


Tiffany West, DARE’s Chief Strategist, is a nationally recognized leader in public health information and technology and has over 15 years of experience in surveillance, epidemiology, statistics, and health technology application in the public section. Prior to founding DARE, Tiffany served as the Bureau Chief for the Strategic Information Unit at the District of Columbia Department of health. Tiffany has served as principal investigator or collaborator on more than two-dozen centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Health Services Research Administration (HRSA), and National Institutes of Health (NIH) programs, initiatives, and studies.

Che Smith, PHD


Ché Smith leads the development of the DARE’s digital strategy, and ensures that clients and partners can leverage their existing data and technological resources to “deliver data differently.” DARE’s Prior to joining DARE, Smith was an epidemiologist in the HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and Tuberculosis Administration (HAHSTA) at the DC Department of Health. She was an expert statistical consultant and data analyst for professionals in academia and pharmaceutical research and development. Dr. Smith has a PhD in Biostatistics, with a specialty in analyzing longitudinal data as it relates to aging populations, chronic diseases, and temporal health disparities from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr. Smith also attended Spelman College in Atlanta, GA.

  • Jennifer Burrell
    Jennifer BurrellSenior Consultant
  • Tashrik Ahmed
    Tashrik AhmedData Scientist
  • Amanda Stucke
    Amanda StuckeJunior Analyst