Diana Johnson

Senior Manager, Greening America’s Cities

Diana Johnson is the Senior Manager for the Greening America’s Cities initiative at the Bezos Earth Fund, where she leads the delivery of one of the largest philanthropic initiatives in urban greening for underserved U.S. communities to date.

Over the last decade, Diana has been instrumental in driving urban food systems, health equity, and climate action solutions forward. With roles spanning community-based organizations, city government, and philanthropy, she’s known for forging powerful partnerships to drive change. Most recently, Diana managed The Rockefeller Foundation’s Food is Medicine portfolio, where she led grant-making and launched new and innovative partnerships with federal agencies, funders, and NGOs to improve domestic health outcomes for the most underserved.

In 2023, she was named one of NYC’s 40 under 40 in Food Policy and she was recently selected to join the 2024 Women in Power fellowship for rising leaders. Diana holds a Master’s degree in Health Behavior studies from Teachers College, Columbia University in New York and a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences from Western University, Ontario, Canada.

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