Kristin Lewis, Managing Director of YPFP New York

Kristin Lewis is the Managing Director for YPFP New York, where she oversees internal staff management and works alongside the Executive Director in the long-term planning and strategic development of the branch. She previously was director of programming for YPFP NY.

Outside YPFP, Kristin is the Director of Membership and Operations at the Partnership for a New American Economy, a coalition of political and business leaders united in making the economic case for streamlining, modernizing, and rationalizing the U.S. immigration system. 

Between 2008 and 2014, Kristin held several positions at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), including her most recent role as Associate Director of CFR's Task Force Program. Previously, she worked for the Ohio Arts Council, the state's arts agency, in the Office of Arts Learning.

Kristin holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, where she also served as Senior Editor of the Columbia Journal of International Affairs. Kristin also attended The Ohio State University, where she earned a BA in political science and a BFA in dance.