Leslye Colvin is the communications coordinator for Gathering for Mission, a project of Catholic Committee of the South, that is inspired by Pope Francis’ call for dialogue. She has a range of experience in promoting mission and expanding outreach in a variety of sectors including faith-based nonprofit and at the archdiocesan level. Leslye is passionate about encouraging diversity of thought especially as it relates to those often marginalized within the Church and society. She earned a master’s degree in Communications from University of Massachusetts, Amherst and her undergraduate from Xavier University of Louisiana. Leslye serves on the Board of NETWORK Lobby and is a student of the Living School for the Center for Action and Contemplation. She belongs to St. Columba Parish in Dothan, AL.