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Celina Gorre

2019 Speaker

CELINA GORRE is the CEO of WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, based in Washington, D.C.  Formerly, she was the founding ED of the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases, based at the Welcome Trust in London, UK. From 2009-2011, Gorre was the founding managing director of the Foundation for the UN Global Compact. From 2007-2009, she was in the field with UNFPA and UNICEF in Angola as a senior HIV/AIDS advisor. Gorre has had extensive experience at the intersection of corporate responsibility and global health, developing health and social programs for multinational companies. She was the technical manager for the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria from 2005-2007. She has also held in-house corporate responsibility positions, leading global training for Gap Inc.’s social responsibility department and conducting factory audits for Mattel Inc. Gorre earned an MPH from UCLA, and an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School.