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Lewana Harris is committed and determined to helping prepare the next generation of leaders with a strong passion and urgency to help young children and families.
Because of this passion, Lewana has been a volunteer for Junior Achievement since 2014, a K-12th grade program that fosters work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students to dream big and reach their potential.
By day, Lewana serves as the training specialist with a reputable company in Tulsa, OK. Prior to this position she was employed with Tulsa County District Community Corrections as a probation and parole officer. While employed there, Lewana was awarded for her leadership by being endowed as Tulsa County District Officer of the Year in 2011, Officer of the Quarter 2011 and Officer of the Month- March 2011. She was also previously employed with Fulton County Superior Court in Atlanta, GA as a Pretrial Services Officer.
Lewana is an active leader in the community. She currently serves as a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and serves on several boards. Lewana’s areas of training include leadership development, resolution training, understanding, valuing, and managing diversity, stress management crisis training, working successfully with female offenders, and organizational leadership.
Lewana is committed to enlightening, encouraging, educating and empowering others to activate their full potential to ensure their personal contributions are making their community a more productive one. Lewana enjoys the responsibility of motivating and developing others by providing the tools needed for personal development to enhance and affect the family structure, in turn, affect a community, and ultimately transform the entire city.
Lewana is a proud graduate of Clark Atlanta University with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. She also earned her master’s degree in Human Relations with a focus in Organizational Studies from the University of Oklahoma, where she maintained a grade point average of 4.0. Lewana resides in Tulsa with her three children.
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