Celine DeCarlo leads strategy and innovation at Maestra. She works with organizations and brands on how to scale and implement renewed commitments to sustainability and equity. For Mara Homan, a privately owned apparel company based in New York. Celine built a department focused on social impact, engagement and community organizing, while supporting the company and the industry’s shift towards more sustainable practices.
Prior to this, Celine spent over a decade in media, last serving as global senior executive for CNN International, where she worked with a network of clients developing tailored communication and business development strategies for companies across diverse industries such as travel and tourism, finance, government, telecommunications, oil and gas, real estate and economic development. Celine also initiated, negotiated, and secured multi-million dollar, multi-year, strategic partnerships, using market insights to develop client-focused solutions for partners from both public and private sectors looking to expandtheir international awareness and exposure.
Celine sits on the Board of the Women’s Prison Association, the Corporate Executive Council of Custom Collaborative, and the Advisory Council of the social enterprise program the New Standard Institute. She co-founded the New York Fashion Workforce Development Coalition and Women in Sustainable Business Coalition.