Angela Lewis is a former professional basketball player, championship winning coach and author who is passionate about empowering the lives of youth. Lewis serves as the Director of Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship’s (NFTE) St. Louis Region. NFTE is a global non profit which inspires students from underserved communities to start businessesand have the entrepreneurial mindset.
Also the owner of Global Athlete Media Network (GAMeN), Lewis helps athletes publish books and produce podcasts to expand their brands. As a result, her clients are able to leverage their influence to positively impact others.
To date she’s published three books, The Game Changing Assist: Six Simple Ways to Choose Success, The Game Changing Assist Workbook and Post Moves: The Female Athlete’s Guide to Dominate Life After College which focus on providing a roadmap for young women to accomplish their goals.
Lewis’ love for sharing other’s stories is evident as she hosts The Post Moves podcast. On this podcast, Lewis interviews current and former athletes such as Chamique Holdsclaw, Donna Orender, Gary Bennet and Bradley Beal who arepassionate about using their lives to change the lives of others.
A recognized leader Lewis was awarded the Robin Roberts Sports Communication Award, honored by Black Girls Rock St. Louis, and received the Distinguished Young Professional in Education and Youth Empowerment from the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis. In addition she was called on to facilitate a leadership sessions at the Nike Elite 100 Camp and the National Youth Summit on Economics, Justice, and Education.
A St. Louis native, Lewis received a full athletic scholarship to play basketball at St. Louis University. In four years, Lewis scored over 1,000 point, grabbed over 500 rebounds and went on to play in Germany. She helped lead the St. Louis Surge, professional women’s basketball team to a WBCBL National Championship.
Angela in the news:
St. Louis Business Journal Character Article click here
Angela's work with youth click here
Best of STL TV Interview click here
STL Live Interview click here
Business Innovators Radio Interview click here
Fox 2 interview Angela supporting local Boys and Girls Club click here