Denise Padín Collazo
Denise is a social justice leader, a mentor to fellow women of color, and an award winning author. She is squarely focused on encouraging women of color to lead into their vision, live into their fullest selves, and love past negatives that hold them back.
Denise is the Chief of external affairs at Faith in Action (formerly PICO National Network), the nation’s largest faith-based, progressive organizing network, where she has advanced the cause of social justice over the past twenty-five years.
She is a gifted speaker who leaves listeners compelled to take action on how they can act on their purpose. Denise mentors, coaches, and raises funds in collaboration with other women to find the just solutions we so desperately need. By doing this, she models what a woman working with and for women really looks like.