Reena De Asis is a community connector with over 12 years of experience in the corporate, agency and nonprofit sectors. She has championed corporate social responsibility, strategic alliances and organized socially conscious campaigns and events.
She is a marketing communications consultant and freelance writer. Reena is also the director of west coast operations for Dress for Success Worldwide –West, an international nonprofit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
Previously, she was the director of marketing for Causecast, a company focused on employee engagement via workplace giving/volunteering/disaster response/CSR and the director of marketing and corporate relations for L.A. Works, a HandsOn Network volunteer action center.
She graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Communications: Public Relations with a minor in Human Services and a certificate in Nonprofit Organizational Leadership from California State University, Fullerton.
Reena is a contributor for The Huffington Post and Maria Shriver’s website. Her work has been published on CSRwire Talkback, Forbes, Environmental Media Association, Elephant Journal and The Women’s Conference.
She is a recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service and YWCA’s Women of Achievement Silver Medallion awards. As an advocate for empowering women, children and the underserved populations, she is an active and hands-on volunteer. When she’s not volunteering, Reena immerses herself in live music, writing, the healing arts or embracing a lifestyle of health and sustainability.