Leslye Colvin

Leslye Colvin is a writer, contemplative activist and social commentator whose service on NETWORK’s Boards began in 2018. Leslye serves as Chair of the NETWORK Advocates Board. She has extensive experience in promoting mission and expanding outreach of a variety of sectors including faith-based non profit, archdiocesan, government, corporate, and academia. Inspired by the Catholic social justice tradition, she is passionate about encouraging diversity of thought especially as it relates to those often marginalized within the community. Leslye has been interviewed by America Magazine, U.S. Catholic Magazine, Vatican Radio and South Africa’s Radio Veritas on the construct of race. Leslye is a graduate of the Living School for Action and Contemplation and a student of the Haden Institute. She holds a M.A. in Communication from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and an undergraduate degree from Xavier University of Louisiana.

What calls you to NETWORK? Where do you find inspiration in this work?

  • Catholic Social Justice tradition
  • The shared commitment of the Board and staff

What do you like to do outside of NETWORK?

  • Writing for my blog

Location: Dothan, Alabama