Leslie Haskin is New York Times Best-Selling Author and human rights advocate.
Best known for her miraculous escape from the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, Leslie's incredible story of survival is the subject of a documentary and countless commentaries.
From her climb up the corporate ladder to PTSD and homelessness and recovery, her awe inspiring message of overcoming has reached millions of people throughout the United States and Europe.
These days, Leslie's is a resounding voice of hope in the black community.
She has partnered with federal agencies and community leaders to implement programs that improve race relationships in urban communities; combating gang violence and the high rates of unemployment, brutality, mis-education to improve the quality of life for black men and their families.
Leslie regularly takes part in discussions at the Congressional Black Caucus in Washington DC, and says that her goal is to use her platform to facilitate healthy communities of strong productive families of all races.