Tiffany Lewis, is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Confident Girl Mentoring Program, Inc (CGMP) improving self-efficacy in girls ages 7-19 through advocacy efforts in Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Teen Dating Violence, Self Esteem and Confidence building.
Tiffany holds a Masters in Social Work from the University of Michigan’s School of Social Work, Dual Degree in Criminal Justice/Private Investigations from Ashworth College, additional certification in Family Engagement in Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education, and additional trainings in Social-Emotional Learning.
Notably, Tiffany is the first woman of color to receive her Clinical Oncology Esthetics License in Western New York. In June 2014, she was selected to train with former First Lady Michelle Obama’s personal Esthetician “JoElle Lee”, receiving another certificate in Dealing with Multicultural Skin.
She has been featured in industry magazines, authored articles in local newspapers and is often selected as a featured guest on tv and radio shows. She is a highly-regarded expert in the field of Esthetics. Her preeminence in her field through her work with celebrities, professional athletes and world renowned artistic directors has afforded her to receive numerous awards and honors and a Congressional Record.
Through the work and her experience in community organizing, on October 20, 2018, Tiffany founded National Youth Confidence Day. Proclaimed by Mayor Byron Brown, Senator Timothy Kennedy and the National Registry, the day will be recognized nationally every October 20th to celebrate the energy, spirit, and potential of young people everywhere. The day is an acknowledgment of all they will accomplish. Guidance, leadership and mentors will help light the path, and today’s youth will navigate the obstacles that will inevitably lay before them.
Tiffany is a recipient of numerous distinguished and community awards including Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentor of the Year Award, Buffalo Business First C-Level Executive Award, American Spa Magazine Mentor Finalist Award, NAACP Daniel R. Acker Community Service Award, Women Making History Trailblazer Award, Buffalo Business First Women of Influence Award, NYS Award for Public Policy-Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, Volunteer of the Year Award-Community Service for the Developmentally Disabled, and Volunteer Award- Buffalo Promise Neighborhood.
Tiffany, a native of Memphis, TN moved to Buffalo at a young age. With the support of her family and friends, she continues to support, inspire and advocate for youth opportunities.
Professional affiliations: National Afterschool Association Member, Dove Self-Esteem Project Partner, NAACP Member, Sisterhood Agenda Global Partner,