Va Regional Coordinator: Silent No More Awareness Campaign
Leslie has been a passionate communicator all her adult life - beginning as a TV host for an ABC news affiliate’s morning talk show, interviewing Hollywood celebrities, prominent politicians to children with special needs and the elderly. Her media career has included: Hosting and producing programs/segments, including The Today Show, The Rachel Ray Show, Inside Edition, CBS, CNBC, ABC, Good Morning Virginia, A.M. Carolina/Good Morning Piedmont, and Ask The Doctor.
Leslie is also deeply involved in her community, lending her expertise to numerous charitable organizations. Her public relations/media firm has donated services to countless non-profits over three decades.
Leslie is the Virginia co-coordinator for the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, sharing her own testimony of regret for having two abortions. She is also the Public Relations Director for Hosea Initiative, an organization dedicated to empowering women with truth to restore a life affirming culture.
A self-described reformed radical feminist, Leslie supported pro-choice causes for over 20 years before her heart dramatically changed. She now works tirelessly for the lives of the unborn.
Leslie is the dedicated mother of two young adults. She’s married to Jack Blackwell, and lives in Richmond, Virginia with their three dogs.