Headshot of Alana Jochum

English and psychology major Alana Jochum's new role as executive director of Equality Ohio is making a valuable impact on LGBTQ rights.

Alumna Top Leader for LGBTQ Rights

January 10, 2017

Headshot of Alana Jochum

From her college days as a leader of the BW advocacy group Allies to her new role as executive director of Equality Ohio, Alana Jochum ’05 has been a passionate supporter of LGBTQ rights.

The English and psychology double major has an impressive list of career success that includes earning a law degree and volunteering in India with Humsafar Trust, an organization that advances LGBTQ rights in India. Jochum also was an associate at Squire Patton Boggs, LLC before becoming managing director of Equality Ohio in 2014.