Kiana Trabue is Vice President of Strategic Partnerships for bi3, a philanthropic initiative to transform health in Greater Cincinnati.
Kiana uses a deeply collaborative approach to cultivate bi3’s internal and external partnerships. She works with grantee organizations to co-design innovative initiatives to achieve bi3’s goal of solving Greater Cincinnati’s deep-seated health issues.
Kiana currently serves as Board Chair for Planned Parenthood of Southwest Ohio Board and is a Board member for Produce Perks Midwest. She also serves as Board Chair for Transformational Advancement of Black Leadership and Excellence (TABLE), a non-profit organization she co-founded with seven other Greater Cincinnati Black leaders.
Previously, Kiana served as Executive Director for The Health Collaborative where she led Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky’s population health agenda, Gen-H. As the pandemic hit in 2020 Kiana quickly pivoted her focus toward helping to lead the region’s COVID-19 response efforts, specifically working to ensure equitable response strategies to target neighborhoods and populations for COVID testing.
In 2019, she received the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training’s Community Advocate Award and was recognized as a 2021 Woman of Impact by the American Heart Association. In 2023, she was honored with the Health Advocacy Warrior award by the Cincinnati section of the National Council of Negro Women.
Kiana is a 2017 YWCA Rising Star, a member of the Cincinnati Business Courier’s 2018 Forty Under 40 class, a recipient of Lead Tribune Media Group’s 2017 Healthcare Leadership Award, and was recognized as a Distinguished Alumni by Princeton City School. Trabue holds a Master of Public Health from Wright State University’s Boonshoft School of Medicine and is a graduate of the Center for Clinical and Translation Science and Training’s Community Leaders Institute and the Urban League’s Urban Leader’s Institute.
Kiana is a devoted mother to two children and also served as Vice Mayor of the Village of Woodlawn from 2018-2023 and Treasurer of Princeton Community Middle School PTA.