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President & CEO

She has been described as fearless and unflinching; driven by the integrity of hard work; a dreamer and problem solver; and a bully to the bullies with power and influence. Sonia Lewis co-founded ASCRIBE Educational Consulting on February 13, 2009, while sitting in a booth at Stage Coach Restaurant in Sacramento, CA, while having birthday brunch with a friend. They wrote a mission and vision statement on napkins. Sonia channeled how supported she felt at age 7 when she daringly challenged liberty and justice for all. Core to her dream for ASCRIBE was to lean on equity and resources for the most marginalized in community. A former high school Social Studies teacher and Program Director, Sonia took a leap of faith into the world of entrepreneurship. She is a visionary and isn't willing to accept the norm, as the standard we are forced to accept.

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Chief Financial Officer & Research Analyst

From Administrative Assistant to Author, Rita has worked in a variety of industries, in a variety of capacities. A retired, widower, Rita brings a 'baby boomer' perspective to the ASCRIBE family. She plays a critical role in monitoring and managing financial opportunities to help foster ASCRIBE's sustainability. Rita loves to travel and to enjoy time with her family, blood and chosen. She has been the President of South Sacramento AGLOW International, is grounded in community service, and finding equity-driven solutions for the most vulnerable in community.

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Operations Executive

Tenisha Lewis is a Social Worker by profession and brings many years of experience in seeking Equity to ASCRIBE. Tenisha thrives on back-end operations and putting systems into motion that produces action-driven outcomes. Tenisha has earned a BS degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Soc from Cal State University, East Bay (formerly known as Hayward State). She has dreamed of a world where children are provided with resources and given agency to learn and thrive.

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Project Specialist and Campaign Awareness Manager

With an experienced and trustworthy eye for brand messaging, Kim brings a worth of knowledge to our Social Media team and campaign development. Kim is masterful at articulating ASCRIBE's vision, so to connect with the greater community we serve. These are only a few words that come to mind when thinking of our campaign manager, Kim Duke. She is a wizard of words and operations.

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Equity Intern & College Blogger

Malik Lewis is a second-year college student, studying business construction and has a goal of solving housing inequities. As our Equity Intern, Malik is learning valuable skills to identify and imagine solutions outside of the box, while learning to channel and own his thoughts and voice. Malik Lewis is a humble, gentle giant, who finds joy in helping others and listening to ocean waves.

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Youth Success Specialist & Youth Ambassador Blogger

A natural-born leader, Ahmaad is a trustworthy, fun, and kind scholar-athlete. Ahmaad is a high school junior, who is determined to earn full-ride academic scholarships to multiple Ivy League institutions, where he desires to prepare to become a doctor. He is an invaluable asset to our team.

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Brand Warriors

The magic of ASCRIBE is the intergenerational perspectives that drive our relationships and the development of our unique services. Their voices hold tremendous weight and help us shape nuanced approaches to finding solutions for our clients.  Our Brand Warriors speak volumes to the need for educational equity and so much more. When we need peer-to-peer youth leadership these three are sure to provide 3 very different responses worth evaluating.