Sr. Simone Campbell has served as Executive Director of NETWORK since 2004. She’s a religious leader, attorney and poet with extensive experience in public policy and advocacy for systemic change. In Washington, DC she lobbies on issues of peace-building, immigration reform, healthcare and economic justice. Around the country, she is a noted speaker and educator on these public policy issues.
Simone is known for writing the famous “nuns’ letter” supporting the Affordable Care Act and instrumental in organizing the “Nuns on the Bus” tours. She was a keynote speaker at the 2012 Democratic National Convention and her award-winning work is often featured in the national and international media, including recent appearances on “60 Minutes,” “The Colbert Report,” and “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.”