Alana C. Jones is the Interim Executive Director of the Office of International Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus. She has been passionate about global awareness and engagement since 1995 when she first set foot on the continent of Antarctica. Prior to joining the university in 2012, Alana managed international research and learning endeavors for eight years in the United States Antarctic Program and then for ten years at Earthwatch Institute. Her career has taken her to seven continents and enabled her to work with a variety of stakeholders including students, scientists, local governments, in-country organizations, military organizations, and corporate partners. Her work focuses on organizational leadership and management, international risk management, project management, international compliance, and international operations.
"The Office of International Affairs team is dedicated to inspiring global engagement for life! We believe deeply in the positive and transformative experiences of having international students in CU Denver classrooms as well as faculty and students learning and researching in an international setting. We are passionate about facilitating a positive student experience both here at CU Denver and abroad. We look forward to welcoming you to this amazing city or supporting your international experiences."