Meet the Chamber Staff

Analidia Blakely

Senior Manager, Education Attainment Divison
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Analidia "Ana" Blakely is part of the growing partnership between the Chamber and the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). In her role, she supports the efforts of ACCE’s Education Attainment Division to improve the capacity of chambers of commerce across the nation to have a measurable impact on cradle-to-career education and workforce development outcomes. Blakely helps grow partnership resources, cultivates chamber engagement and manages the division’s postsecondary education attainment awards program. Ana began her career with the Chamber in 2011, working closely with the director of strategic partnerships to support the fundraising efforts of UNITE-LA and the L.A. Area Chamber Foundation's education and workforce development programs. She also worked closely with the L.A. Compact manager to advance the work of the L.A. Compact and its collaborative groups including: the Los Angeles Schools Development Institute, Institutions of Higher Education Collaborative, and LA Learns21 Partnership. Prior to joining the Chamber, Mrs. Blakely served as cultural ambassador with the Ministry of Education of Spain and led community development projects in the Dominican Republic with International Student Volunteers. She received a bachelor’s degree in international studies and Spanish from California State University, Long Beach and studied Spanish at the University of Costa Rica.

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