Leslie is an award-winning foreign correspondent and executive speechwriter. She works with major media outlets and the world’s biggest companies, including BBC, National Geographic, The Economist, Google, Airbnb, and the South China Morning Post. Special assignments included getting a knife massage in Taiwan, interviewing pop stars in Vietnam, and having a traditional magic tattoo done in Cambodia. She also oversees the drafting and execution of speeches for leading politicians and influential C-suite executives. Previously, she served as the lead technology reporter for an Emmy Award-winning media startup in Silicon Valley. A first-generation American, Leslie is the proud daughter of Vietnamese and Nigerian immigrants and speaks several languages, including Mandarin, Spanish, and Portuguese. She holds a degree in International Relations from Stanford University and is pursuing a Master’s in Public Policy at Harvard University as an International & Global Affairs Fellow at the Belfer Center. Her interests include refugee rights, immigration law, international conflict resolution, foreign policy, and decision-making in diplomacy. In her spare time, she runs marathons and Spartan Races, coaches workouts as a fitness instructor, and competes in international dragon boat racing tournaments.