Dana Variano is a Digital Senior Account Executive in RALLY’s Los Angeles office who works with issue-based organizations to concept, implement, and scale digital campaigns for change.
At RALLY, Dana works with non-profits, labor organizations, and issue advocacy groups on topics ranging from gun violence prevention in Chicago to local nurses’ labor rights in California. Dana helps ideate, craft, and execute digital strategies and campaigns designed to create on-the-ground change.
After spending more than a decade in the advocacy space from New York to Los Angeles, Dana knows what inspires folks to act online and how to create meaningful offline impact. A trained writer, videographer, and film editor, Dana has produced action-focused digital campaigns alongside community organizers for issues ranging from immigration rights to intimate partner violence to mobility justice. She has worked with a wide spectrum of inspiring clients, including the Ford Foundation, Open Society Institute, Detention Watch, GuideStar, and CicLAvia.
In addition to her digital work, Dana is a pen and ink artist who spends most of her free time using art and media to tear down boxes that separate us from each other. Dana holds a BA in History and Film & Media Studies from Swarthmore College.