Celina Schocken is a strategic advisor with Coopersmith Law & Strategy on global health and development, gender equity, and public-private partnerships. She advises companies and foundations on technology and public health programming throughout the world.
Ms. Schocken advises organizations including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Global Good, the Children’s Innovation Fund Foundation (CIFF) and others on medical device introduction, reproductive and sexual health, cervical cancer, HIV/AIDS, telehealth and technology. She is advising on ways organizations can use technology to address healthcare challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic. She is also co-founder and advisor to TogetHER for Health, a global partnership fighting cervical cancer.
Previously, Ms. Schocken was the CEO of Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon, a public private partnership focused on cervical and breast cancer. Ms. Schocken was Director of Policy and Advocacy at Merck for Mothers, and Director of International Organizations at Population Services International (PSI). She was a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and Chief Advisor to the Minister of Health of Rwanda.
Schocken received her juris doctor and master’s degree in public policy from the University of California, Berkeley, and a master’s in business administration from New York University, the London School of Economics and Political Science, and HEC Paris. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago.