Sana Akili

Operations Manager

Sana Akili is the Acting Operations Manager of the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) of the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of the General Counsel.  CLDP provides training and consultative services to countries in economic transition. This technical assistance supports legal and regulatory reforms that encourage market-driven trade and investment in those countries. Ms. Akili served as International Program Specialist, and Senior International Program Specialist focusing on Middle East program at CLDP before assuming her current Acting duties.  Prior to joining CLDP in February 2006, Ms. Akili taught marketing to Business students at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Prior to her academic endeavors, Ms. Akili was Manager of Customer Relations at Parkersolutions.com, a small dot com start-up company that specialized in providing E-Commerce and Marketing solutions to small and medium-sized companies. Ms. Akili was raised in the Middle East, and prior to attending graduate school at Iowa State University, she earned her undergraduate business degree from the University of Qatar. She is a native Arabic speaker.

Upcoming Programs

CLDP in Action

October 30, 2017 - November 3, 2017

CLDP’s Michael Cofield and Yulia Melara facilitated U.S.-based Consultations on certification levels in procurement training on October 30 through November 3, 2017, in Washington, D.C. by hosting five delegates from the Training Center within the Ministry of Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic for visits and discussions with U.S. government, commercial, and academic providers of procurement training, as well as with practitioners involved in implementing public-private partnerships in the U.S. regarding procurement training, certification levels, and related matters.

Read More about U.S. Consultations on the Government Procurement for 5 delegates from the Training Center within the Ministry of Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic