Colleen Ross

Communications Coordinator

Colleen is the Communications Specialist at NETWORK, and her expertise is in digital communications, websites, and social media. Prior to this position, she was our Government Relations Associate. Before coming to NETWORK she worked at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and completed internships at the U.S. House of Representatives and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation. In undergrad at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, Colleen was active in social justice groups that called for the creation of gender-neutral bathrooms on campus. She received her Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and Economics from Marquette.

Where she finds inspiration for work:

  • the example of people working for justice in a variety of ways
  • interacting with people standing against injustice

What she loves outside of NETWORK:

  • going to the library

Originally from: Troy, Michigan

Why she likes D.C.: The plethora of museums and spots to experience nature