Christian E. Ollano


Christian E. Ollano

  • Communications and Program Associate
Encina Hall 616 Serra Street Stanford, CA 94305-6055


Christian Ollano joined the Center on Democracy, Development, and The Rule of Law (CDDRL) in October 2013. As a communications and program associate, he will help manage digital and social media communications between CDDRL, Stanford, and the broader international community.

Christian will bring in his skills in communication and cultural competency to increase CDDRL visibility to a wide network of alumni, faculty, and professionals. As a student, Christian was heavily involved in the Asian American community, serving in a number of capacities to strengthen community ties. From April - August 2010, Christian studied abroad in Japan as part of the Bing Overseas Studies Program where he interned at Mitsubishi Motors as a public relations intern. From 2012-2013, he worked at the Stanford Office of Undergraduate Admission on the diversity team, engaging in a number of diversity outreach initiatives aimed at increasing representation of under-served communities in the applicant pool. Most recently, Christian served as an intern for the Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program at the CDDRL assisting with logistical and programmatic efforts.

Christian holds a Bachelor of Arts in urban studies and a Masters of Arts in sociology.