New York, New York
Christina Lewis is a social entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of All Star Code, a nonprofit that prepares young men of color for careers in the technology sector by partnering with industry leaders to host computer science education programs.
A former journalist whose career began as a columnist and photo editor for the Harvard Crimson, Lewis previously worked as a staff writer for the Wall Street Journal and has been published in the New York Times Magazine and other publications. She continues to write and speak regularly about creating economic opportunity through technology.
Lewis is also the author of Lonely at the Top, a memoir about her late father, Wall Street pioneer Reginald F. Lewis LLB ’68, whose success story as the first African American to own a billion-dollar company is the inspiration for All Star Code. She has served on the board of her father’s foundation since she was 12 years old.
Part of a family of Harvard alumni, Lewis previously co-chaired the Class of 2002 Associates Committee for the Harvard College Fund and served on several class reunion committees.
“I am so grateful to Harvard for so many things in my life, including the education received by my husband, my sister, my father, and several other family members. As an educator and an entrepreneur, I believe my unique experiences can help the University as it evolves in how to serve its current and future alumni.”
She and her husband, Daniel N. Halpern AB ’95, have two children.