Ted Lewis

They/Them | Director of Youth Well-Being

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Ted Lewis, MEd, joined the team in 2022 and serves as the director of Youth Well-Being in HRC’s Foundation. The Youth Well-Being program is dedicated to improving the lived experience of LGBTQ+ youth in everyday institutions of daily life. Ted leads on Project THRIVE, Time to THRIVE, and HRC’s Youth Ambassador program.

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 of Education from the University of South Carolina.