Marriott Marquis | Washington, DC | Sunday, January 28 – Wednesday, January 31, 2023

Speaker Ana Valdez


Ana Valdez

President & CEO

Latino Donor Collaborative

Ana Valdez is the co-founder of Valdez Productions & Consulting, Inc. and the CEO of The Latino Donor Collaborative. She is an American marketing, media and political expert, a thought leader combining 25 years of experience in politics, media and the corporate world. She was born and raised in Mexico City, and has studied and worked in Mexico, Europe and the U.S. She has lived in Los Angeles, California, since 1997.

Valdez has worked at the United Nations in Geneva, the Clinton Administration in Washington DC, and has collaborated with companies such as Nielsen, Citibank, Colgate, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Scott Paper, Best Foods, Summit Entertainment, U.S. Department of Energy, Bill Richardson for US President Campaign, Dolores Huerta Foundation, and others. Ana has been
the on-the-air Political and Media Analyst for Fox11 and Univision, a blogger for, Huffington Post, and CNN online, and she became a best-selling published co-author of the book Extraordinary Latinas in March of 2023.

Ana has served on the board of trustees of SiTV, the first national cable channel targeting Latinos in English; on the Southern California Public Radio Board, chairing the board from 2016 to 2020; and on the board of American Public Media Group and Minnesota Public Radio.

She has also served on the following boards:
• The Trust for Public Land National Board - Chair of Diversity Task Force
• Los Angeles Universal Preschool Board of Directors (LAUP)- Chair of the Government Relations Committee
• Children’s Bureau Board of Directors- Chair of the Public Outreach Committee
• Queenscare Charitable Board
• LA Mayor’s Small Business Board
• Green Leadership Trust- Founding member
• Center for Early Education- Diversity Committee Co-Chair
• UCLA Department of Statistics, Advisory Board
• Center Dance Arts, Los Angeles Music Center
• Regional Panel of The White House Fellowship and The Eisenhower Fellowship

Ana has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Latinos in America in 2018 by Hispanic Magazine; one of the Top 50 Most Influential Latinas in the US in 2020; one of the Top 100 Latinas by Latino Leaders Magazine in 2021, and as a one of the eight CHANGEMAKERS within the 2021 Fifty Most Powerful Latinas by ALPFA, 2022 100 Top Latino Leaders by
Latino Leaders Magazine, 2023 Top Latina Leaders by Latino Leaders Magazine, to name a few.

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