Celina Gorre, MPH, MA


CEO, WomenHeart

Celina Gorre is the CEO of WomenHeart, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., whose mission is to improve the health and quality of life for women living with heart disease. Before leading WomenHeart, Celina served as the Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases in London, overseeing more than $250 million in public research funding across 66 countries. Celina previously served as the Managing Director of the Foundation for the UN Global Compact, initiating a 501(c)(3) that helped companies support the world’s largest corporate responsibility initiative. Before that, she worked in the field with UNFPA and UNICEF in Angola as a senior HIV/AIDS advisor. Celina has had extensive experience at the intersection of corporate responsibility and global health, developing health and social programs for multinational companies as the Technical Manager for the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. She has held in-house corporate responsibility positions, leading global training for Gap Inc.’s social responsibility department and conducting factory audits for Mattel Inc. Celina received a BA in Psychology and an MPH from UCLA, and an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School.