Celine is a seasoned foreign affairs community member, AAFSW member, and Spouses in Transition Chair since 2018. Celine began her career with a Fortune 500 US hydrocarbons company in Algiers, where she joined her former husband at his first overseas post, subsequently serving as Executive Director for an African nation’s national park system. In Colombia, she transitioned to a series of consultancies with the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service (FCS). Celine’s long interest in corporate social responsibility and sustainability issues led her to Paris, where she completed the coursework for a master’s degree in Sustainability Management. Celine currently delivers reports, and other research materials for international development practitioners and The Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC), a joint initiative between the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and The American Red Cross.