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Leslie Cogley brings together her love for storytelling, technical writing, and a drive to make a difference in her role as the Grants Administrator at Believe in Me, located in Spokane, Washington. She earned her degree in Creative Writing from Western Washington University, along with minors in Psychology and Technical Writing. Starting her journey in Seattle, working with Real Escape from the Sex Trade, Leslie is now a key player at Believe in Me. Here, she leverages her talent in grant writing to help young people facing tough challenges. Outside of work, Leslie's world is filled with art—she enjoys singing in a local band, practicing yoga, and finds joy in the company of her two cats. Her blog reflects this blend of professional dedication and personal passions, offering insights into her work and the joys that fuel her creativity and advocacy.

Anadia Grier pours her heart into making a difference at Believe in Me, right from Spokane, Washington. As an Office Manager with a degree from Washington State University, Anadia is far more than her title suggests. She's a creative force, crafting stories and strategies that shine a light on marginalized youth, helping to amplify their voices through Believe in Me's empowering projects.

Beyond the metrics and campaigns, Anadia finds joy in the simple things—getting lost in a good book and sharing her life with her husband and two adorable cats. Her journey from Indonesia to the U.S. is a narrative of passion, resilience, and a deep-seated desire to contribute to a world where every young person has the chance to thrive. In her blogs, Anadia invites you to join her in this mission with heartwarming stories and insights. It's a place where professional dedication meets personal passion, all in support of a cause that's close to her heart.

Cameryn Flynn has spent most of her adult life in service at numerous non-profits throughout the USA, Europe, and Africa. She now serves her community by Volunteering at Believe in Me as a member of the Grants Administration Committee. She is self-employed and is the Owner of M. C. Flynn Professional Services and Consulting. Through the use of words, she has become a narrator to inform and ignite Funders/Donors and the communities she serves, all while empowering the progressive and energetic programs to heal and develop the skills needed for the agency’s professional success.

Cameryn is one of 5 children that her birth mother relinquished for adoption and has experience with the foster care system in both Montana and Washington State. She is a graduate of Gonzaga University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management, and a Master of Arts Degree in Organizational Development. She also holds a Life Coaching Certificate from Seattle Life Coach Training.

Alexandra Martinez is a Finance and International Trade graduate from La Salle University, Colombia. Alexandra came all the way to Seattle to study Marketing at the University of Washington. She enjoys using her passion for traveling and sports to write stories on her blog and her social media encouraging people to believe in themselves and follow their dreams.
Alexandra joined Believe in Me as the Marketing Coordinator, and she is excited to be part of a team that helps every kid develop the self-confidence they need to succeed.

Bryan is a Pacific Northwest person through and through. Raised just outside of Spokane since the age of 3, Bryan has always taken part in serving this community. As an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America, and a graduate from EWU his sense of service and roots in his community are strong. Bryan has always been willing to try something new, and that has led to many varied hobbies including hiking, tabletop gaming, and even blacksmithing.

"Above all else, I believe people should be kind."

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