Octavia Y. Lewis

Octavia Y. Lewis, MPA (She/Her/Hers) is an Activist, Advocate, Humanitarian, Mother and Scholar. Octavia is the Chief Advocacy Officer at Destination Tomorrow which serves as the Bronx LGBT Center but is at their South location in Atlanta, Ga. She understands the many nuances and intersectionality of the World in which she exists and therefore aligns herself with those who are in agreeance for the betterment of the LGBTQIA+ Community. That is why she is a Board Member of PWN-USA (Positive Women Network-USA), Positively Trans Advisory Board Member, Board Member for the Center of Transgender Excellence at UCSFand a former Member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women-Manhattan Chapter. She is currently on a hiatus from pursing her PhD in Public Administration. Her mentor, Avery Wyatt, MPH taught her “That People Do Not Care How Much You Know, Until They Know How Much You Care”.

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