Originally from Troy, Michigan, Colleen Ross is a graduate of Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. At Marquette, Colleen studied International Affairs and Economics and spent one semester abroad in Manila. Colleen volunteered with several service organizations in Milwaukee and was active in social justice groups at Marquette, calling for a boycott of Palermo's pizza and the creation of gender-neutral bathrooms on campus. Before joining NETWORK, Colleen worked at St. Paul's Lutheran Church and held internships in local and federal government offices. Colleen values the NETWORK mission of working for justice informed by faith and the Gospels and is proud to work toward this shared goal with a community of dedicated women and men.