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Social and Environmental Justice Advocate and Founder, Slow FactorySocial and Environmental Justice Advocate and Founder, Slow Factory​CélineSemaan <div class="ExternalClassA1E68B2B9A294A2AA811076A685BF5E0"><p>Céline Semaan is a Lebanese-Canadian designer, writer, speaker, and advocate working at the intersection of environmental and social justice.</p><p>Céline is the founder of Slow Factory, a 501c3 public service organization addressing the intersecting crises of climate justice and social inequity — filling the gap for climate adaptation and preparedness, building community power through open education, narrative change, and regenerative design. As a part of this work, Slow Factory produces a conference series promoting sustainability literacy called Study Hall, the first science-driven incubator in fashion called One X One, and a range of other offerings.</p><p>Céline received a grant from the city of New York to build a climate institute in Sunset Park focusing on pollution reduction and accessible climate education. The Slow Factory Institute opens its doors in Spring 2023.</p><p>An advocate in a range of fields, Céline is on the Council of Progressive International, has been a Director's Fellow of MIT Media Lab, and served on the Board of Directors of AIGA NY, a nonprofit membership organization that helps cultivate the future of design in New York City.</p><p>Céline writes for New York Mag: The Cut, Elle, Refinery29, Huffington Post, among other publications. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, CNN Vogue, Refinery29, Scientific American, Fast Company, Teen Vogue and many other outlets. ​​​<br></p></div>https://zwc.ca/speakers/PublishingImages/celine-semaan.png, https://zwc.ca/speakers/PublishingImages/celine-semaan.png https://zwc.ca/speakers/PublishingImages/celine-semaan.png

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