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Ms. Tiffany R. Lewis is a vibrant leader and youth advocate committed to the social development of women and girls. Seeing firsthand the challenges young adults face, she was inspired to make a difference. Tiffany Lewis is the Owner of Image Ignite 360 and President & CEO of Confident Girl Mentoring Program, a non-profit organization that utilizes evidence-based practices to correct racial and gender inequalities to over 2,500 girls ages 7-19 in underserved communities in WNY. As a result, Ms. Lewis received a Congressional Record by Congressman Brian Higgins for her contributions to youth services.

 

She is certified in Trauma-Informed Care, Adverse Childhood Experience (ACES), Support for Student Exposed to Trauma (SSET), and Parent Engagement in Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education. Additional studies include Social Work from the University of Michigan’s School of Social Work, Six-Sigma, Racial Equity Impact Analysis from Racial Equity Institute and Diversity, Inclusion, & Cultural Competence from E.K. Ward & Associates.

 

Tiffany is no stranger to hard work. She previously worked in city-government writing various policies and legislation targeting youth and communities of color and developed marketing and wellness programs for Fortune 500 companies. She currently serves on several advisory boards and is the Chairwoman for the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women overseeing an advisory board of 13 members, removing gender-based inequities in women and girls.

 

Tiffany is a recipient of numerous distinguished awards and recognition to include the NAACP Daniel R. Acker, Sr. Community Service Award, Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentor of the Year Award, New York State Award for Public Policy-Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, Women Making History Trailblazer Award, Buffalo Business First Women of Influence Award, Buffalo Business First C-Level Executive Award and American Spa Magazine Mentor Finalist Award.

 

With the support of her family and friends, she continues to advocate, inspire, and make a difference in the lives of young adults by challenging them to pursue their aspirations; and open their minds to see that the world is much broader and more diverse than their community.