Katie Borghese is an entrepreneur, creative director, and passionate advocate of children’s rights and education. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Hollins University. During school, she studied abroad in Florence, Italy where a lifetime love of Italy ensued. After school, Katie moved to New York, where she fell in love with Prince Scipione Borghese, to whom she married in the Borghese Chapel at Santa Maria Maggiore Church in Rome. Today they have four beautiful children: Massimo, Francesca, Leonardo and Isabella. In November 2008, Katie launched her new home fragrance line Casa di Francesca. Inspired by Katie’s love of art and travel, Casa di Francesca brings Old World European excellence to homes through an array of fragrances and hand crafted accessories. Katie also serves as the Creative Director at Multi Media Exposure where she designs and consults for brands in the direct-to-consumer marketplace. During her more than 20 years volunteering in the non-profit sector, Katie has worked with the Salvation Army’s “Operation: Compassion Under Fire” 9/11 response team in New York City, served on the board of Heartworks, an acts of kindness group created in response to the tremendous acts of kindness that sustained so many families in the weeks and months following 9/11 & traveled on a medical mission to Fond-des-Blanc, Haiti with her father, Dr. William Long and she is a founding board member and Chairman of the Board of More Than Me, an organization that makes sure education and opportunity, not exploitation and poverty, define the lives of the most vulnerable girls from the West Point Slum of Liberia.