Speaker Profile

Colleen Crinion

Colleen Crinion

Colleen Crinion is a progressive activist focusing on women’s issues and labor. She earned her M.A. in Sociology from American University focusing on gender, family, sexuality, and the media. She is a contributor to the Huffington Post, Ms. magazine’s blog, and Spike the Water Cooler. As a Board member of the D.C. Abortion Fund and former Planned Parenthood employee, she writes primarily about women’s issues and reproductive rights. Ms. Crinion also won a Democracy for America Scholarship to attend Netroots in June 2012. She currently serves as Communications Director for the Women’s Information Network (WIN). Originally from Michigan, she resides in Washington, D.C. where can often be found tweeting while watching The Daily Show and The Colbert Report with her dog. You can follower her at @colleeneliza.