About Anavo Solutions

We believe in people

People are at the core of teams, organizations, businesses and communities. They are the ones that create systems necessary to accomplish shared goals.

What if we all had the capacity as people to bring our best thinking forward? What if we used our unique skills and diverse perspectives without limitation or obstruction? What could we accomplish as individuals and as a collective? What would be possible?

People can be the spark that ignite bold ideas and innovative solutions.

At Anavo Solutions, we work with you to leverage the power of people by focusing on consulting, leadership development, executive coaching, and research and evaluation.


What is in a name?

The name Anavo comes from the Greek word meaning, to ignite. With a thoughtful focused approach we ignite results, innovation, impact, change and possibilities in people and their organizations. The “Ana” in Anavo highlights the individual commitment to shared purpose president Ana Estrada Daniels undertakes with each client and partner.

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President and CEO

Ana Estrada Daniels

With over twenty years of experience, Ana Estrada Daniels, works with individuals, teams, and organizations to develop their capacity to lead and influence at all levels. Ana accomplishes this by building relationships with clients to gain an understanding of their challenges, opportunities, and desired impact while looking across their evolving landscape. The drive behind her work is a desire to create equitable environments where all people have the opportunity to thrive.

Ana specializes in leadership and career development, executive coaching, building human networks, community outreach, program evaluation, research, and facilitation. She has worked with organizations such as the Association of California Colleges and Universities, Corporation for National and Community Service, ProInspire, University of Southern California, Sierra Health Foundation, and Korwin Consulting. Ana’s commitment to service was sparked during her AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps national service years.

Ana holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Spanish from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator, Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) from the Coaches Training Institute and an Annie E. Casey Foundation fellow from the Social Sector Talent Pipelines Strategy & Learning Lab focused on results based accountability, adaptive leadership, and racial equity. She is an advisory member of Equity in the Center working to shift mindsets, practices, and systems within the social sector to increase racial equity.

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Innovate from within

and create endless possibilities