Téké Global helps entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders to build thriving social enterprises that create shared value and sustainable good. Founded by Celena Green, professional coach, mentor, consultant and philanthropist, Téké Global builds on her 20 years of experience strengthening nonprofits, associations, and social enterprises in the United States and in several African countries, serving women and youth.
Celena most recently served as Director, Africa at Vital Voices Global Partnership, where she led programs serving women leaders in sub-Saharan Africa. Celena co-developed and led the Vital Voices’ GROW Africa Fellowship, a year-long accelerator program providing leadership and entrepreneurship training, technical assistance, and grants to women entrepreneurs leading small/medium enterprises. She also developed and led SPARC—Strengthening Public Advocacy for Regional Competitiveness, a four-year public-private partnership providing technical assistance, grants and training to businesswomen’s associations in Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, and Nigeria advocating to expand economic opportunity and remove legal barriers for women in business. Prior to joining Vital Voices, Celena worked with the International YMCA and Global Kids, Inc., leading capacity-building and youth leadership training programs in the US and internationally. Celena remains actively engaged in service and philanthropy in her current hometown, Washington DC, supporting giving circles and several community-based organizations. Celena has a BA from Brooklyn College-City University of New York.
Téké Global provides entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders with the coaching, training, mentoring, and strategy consulting needed to strengthen their organizations, foster strong partnerships, and create shared value and sustainable good in their communities.