The Jain Family Institute


Alanna Olken


Director of Strategy

Alanna comes to JFI from the the USVI Hurricane Recovery Task Force, where she served as Deputy CEO and Chief of Staff, helping to guide reconstruction and resiliency efforts in the Territory in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. She previously worked for the COO team at Bloomberg LP and was one of the first employees on the Turner Corporate Strategic Communications and Operations team (which includes brands such as CNN, TBS, and Cartoon Network).

Alanna studied international studies at Johns Hopkins University, where she focused on Arabic and the Middle East. She serves on the junior board of the Innocence Project.

Michael Stynes