Leslie is continually building skills in communications and planning to answer the questions of what problem are we trying to solve? What needs are we meeting? What resources do we have? What else needs to happen for us to be successful? Leslie is an operational strategist, a writer, a mediator, and a coach. She supports individuals and organizations in transition. She coaches executive leadership and the leadership of rising stars. Leslie conducts operational assessments and her grants and procedures communicate WHY to funders and to staff. She supports organizations in managing their relationships with the federal government. Leslie serves the health, education and social services sector. Leslie strives for a world that sees and acts on the truth that there is truly one race by both recognizing and challenging the social constructs of race and racism. She recognizes and seeks to deepen her understanding of privilege and inequity. She studies her implicit biases and builds her social consciousness. Leslie listens deeply and resonate honestly. She works continually to let go of fear so that she is left stronger, more helpful - that we are more whole.