Ted Lewis

They/Them | Director of Youth & Family Programs

Ted Lewis, MEd, joined the team in 2022 and serves as the director of Youth & Family Programs in HRC’s Foundation. In this role, they work with the All Children-All Families program, HRC Foundation’s LGBTQ+ advocacy program within child welfare and social services systems, and the Youth Well-Being program, which is dedicated to improving the lived experience of LGBTQ+ youth in everyday institutions of daily life.

Ted brought nearly two decades of experience to their role at HRC. Prior to this role, Ted served as the executive director of Side by Side, a Richmond-based LGBTQ+ youth organization and was the founding LGBTQ+ staff position at UNC Charlotte and the University of Richmond. Ted has also consulted with Fortune 500 companies, K-12 schools, colleges and universities, and nonprofit organizations on LGBTQ+ inclusion. They hold a Master’s of Education from the University of South Carolina.