Desiree Tims

Desiree Tims

Desiree Tims

Lecturer
she/her

tims.6@osu.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • Politics
  • Policy & Advocacy
  • Legal Affairs

Education

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
  • B.A., Xavier University

Desiree Tims is the President & CEO of Innovation Ohio and a lecturer for the Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies. She hails from Dayton, Ohio. In 2020, she ran a grassroots people-powered campaign that received national recognition and earned the Democratic nomination for Ohio’s 10th Congressional District. Desiree has deep roots in community engagement, political campaigns, and government affairs. She has worked for several national nonprofits, The White House, and U.S. Congress to name a few. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts from Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio), a diploma from The Campaign School at Yale University, and a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center.