About Leslie Bailey

Leslie Bailey

Leslie Bailey is the co-founder and CEO of Indy Maven, a lifestyle media company for women, and Maven Space, a female-forward coworking and event space in downtown Indianapolis.

Previously, Leslie worked as a freelance writer and editor and held roles including managing editor of AAA Crossroads magazine, lifestyle editor at Indianapolis Monthly magazine, and “The Adventuress” columnist for the Indianapolis Star. She has been featured on the Forbes Next 1000 List, named one of Indiana’s 250 Most Influential Leaders, and received the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Indianapolis Rising Entrepreneur award.

Leslie served as a longstanding board member at Coburn Place, where she remains a volunteer and was a founding member of the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s Fashion Arts Society. She currently lives on the northwest side of Indianapolis with her husband, sons, and a slobbery bullmastiff.

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