Celina de Sola

Co-Founder
Glasswing International
Celina de Sola

Celina co-founded Glasswing, a non-profit social enterprise that addresses the root causes of poverty, violence, and migration. Glasswing designs and implements innovative public education, health, and economic opportunity initiatives that convene and catalyze multiple actors in response to priorities that are set by communities themselves. Since 2007, Glasswing’s expanded to 12 countries, mobilizing 100,000 volunteers and over $60MM, directly impacting over 1 million people. Celina has over 20 years of experience in social change, having worked as an international development consultant; a resource specialist for Latino immigrants in the US; and leading responses to complex humanitarian crises and natural disasters in over 20 countries worldwide. Celina is a member of the inaugural class of Obama Fellows; is an Ashoka, LEGO Reimagine Learning, and Schwartz Social Impact Fellow, as well as a Tallberg Global Leader. She also serves on the Inter-American Foundation's Advisory Council. Celina holds Masters degrees in public health and social work from Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania. She is married, has an 8 year-old son and 3 dogs, and lives in El Salvador.