Leslie is the Communications Manager at the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE). Leslie graduated from Nova Scotia Community College with a diploma in Business Administration, Marketing. Previously, Leslie worked for the Province of Nova Scotia, at Communications Nova Scotia and the Department of Labour and Advanced Education, Apprenticeship Agency, and the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo. The experience she gained working for the province and a Non-Profit Organization is where she learned key relationship building skills in government. Leslie’s continuing to work towards her Business degree from Mount Saint Vincent University and is putting her education and experience into practice at the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship.
In her spare time, when Leslie’s not hiking up mountains or backcountry camping, she’s busy chasing after her two daughters. Her pride for community is exemplified in her time volunteering for the Red Tent Event, for the Marguerite Centre, and GiveToLive: The Big Ride, for the Canadian Cancer Society.