Anna Dapelo-Garcia, Inclusion, Diversity & Health Equity Leader, Stanford Health Care


Anna Dapelo-Garcia is an Inclusion, Diversity and Health Equity Leader at Stanford Health Care.  She is also the Founder and President of Lean In Latinas. Anna acquired a Master of Public Administration from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor of Arts degree in management from Saint Mary’s College. In 2013 she was named as a Silicon Valley Business Journal Woman of Influence and also graduated from the Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) Leadership Institute program. In 2017, she was named as the Woman of the Year by the Women’s Health Care Executives. She also served as a State Commissioner with the California State Senate for Cost Control in State Government.  She’s currently vice chair and board member for the University of San Francisco Master of Public Administration program and 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 featured in The New York Times for her role in creating Lean In Latinas, now a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.  In 2018, she received a Top Latino Leaders Award by the National Diversity Council in Los Angeles and was also appointed by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors to the Women’s Equality 2020 Leadership Council. In March 2019, she was chosen by the Silicon Valley Business Journal for a Latino Leadership award. Anna has also been featured in Forbes, National Public Radio (NPR) and the Wall Street Journal.