Sandra Coles-Bell

Sandra Coles-Bell serves as the Executive Director of the National Black Sisters’ Conference, an organization founded by African American religious in 1968 with the mission of unification and advocacy. Prior to this position, she worked at the Archdiocese of Washington as the Program Director in the Office of Cultural Diversity and Outreach. She holds a Masters in Administration from the University of Maryland’s Global Campus in College Park and a Bachelors in Biology from the Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. Sandra’s passion for effective leadership and communication found her as a member of Toastmasters International for over 30 years where she served in leadership and mentors several current and past leaders in their role. Sandra serves as a lector at the Basilica of the National Shrine in addition to her home parish. She is the mother of three children and the grandmother of three.