Céline Apollon (she/her/elle) is a senior research partner with Women in the Economy (WE) at the Aspen Institute Financial Security Program (FSP). She is leading WE data analysis and graphic design and is co-presenting project findings with Entrepreneur in Residence Heather McCulloch to national, state and local audiences across the country.
Before joining Aspen, Céline worked at Urbane, a private community and economic development venture firm, researching and designing innovative methods to create economic opportunities for Black and Brown communities. Prior to that, she worked for two years as a data analyst at Focused Community Strategies (FCS) in Atlanta, Georgia. She holds a Master’s degree in City Planning (MCP) from the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in Community Development and Urban Design and a Bachelor’s of Science (B.S.) in Economics from Georgia Institute of Technology with a minor in Sustainable Cities.