Anna Dapelo-Garcia, Healthcare Admin, Stanford Health Care

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Anna Dapelo-Garcia is a healthcare administrator for Stanford Health Care in Palo, Alto and Founder and President of Lean In Latinas. Anna acquired a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in healthcare services administration from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor of Arts degree in management from Saint Mary’s College. 

In 2012, Anna received the Future Financial Leaders’ Award from the National Healthcare Financial Management Association and in 2013, she was named as a Silicon Valley Business Journal Woman of Influence. In 2017, she was also named as the Woman of the Year by the Women’s Health Care Executives. In addition, she's served as a State Commissioner with the California State Senate for Cost Control in State Government and is currently vice chair and board member for the University of San Francisco Master of Public Administration program and 2nd vice chair and board member for the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley. In 2015, she became the Founder of Lean In Latinas and was appointed as a Regional Program Leader by LeanIn.Org. 

Anna was recently featured in The New York Times for her role in creating Lean In Latinas, now a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.  In October 2018, she received a Top Latino Leaders Award by the National Diversity Council in Los Angeles.

Lean In Women of Color is an independent organization, affiliated with LeanIn.Org, which works closely with Lean In.Org to further its mission, and is licensed by LeanIn.Org to use the ‘Lean In’ name.