Celena Morrison – Master of Ceremonies
Executive Director, Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of LGBT Affairs
Celena was the Director of Programs at the William Way LGBT Community Center where she was instrumental in opening the Arcila-Adams Trans Resource Center there. During her years working with nonprofits Celena helped educate communities, businesses, agency boards, colleges, non-profit organizations, and religious establishments on LGBTQ issues.
She served on the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations from 2018 – 2020 and was honored as one of Philadelphia Pride’s 2019 Grand Marshalls. Philadelphia Magazine named her one of the 76 Most Influential Philadelphians in 2020 and 2021. In 2020, she became the first openly transgender person to ever lead an office in the city. Celena is currently serving as the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of LGBT Affairs.