Sharon Strange Lewis, MBA
Assistant Dean of Impact and Engagement
- Office of the Dean, School of Business
- School of Business
Sharon Strange Lewis is the Assistant Dean of Impact and Engagement at Howard University’s School of Business. In that role, she is responsible for the strategic alignment of the school’s initiatives. Before joining the School of Business, she was the Director of Alumni Relations for the university where she was responsible for the strategic planning, creation, and overall management of alumni programs. Under her direction initiatives like She’s Howard: Own Your Power, The Howard Alumni Book Club, and the Alumni Business Directory were created. Strange Lewis launched her career in higher education at the University of Maryland College Park where she held various leadership roles within the Women and Diversity, Alumni Relations, and Career Services departments at the Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Before transitioning to a career in higher education, she was responsible for several award-winning campaigns in her role as Vice-President of Creative Services for Black Entertainment Television (BET). During her tenure at BET, Strange Lewis was also instrumental in launching BET Jazz and BET International. She is a graduate of the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute, a prestigious professional development program for women in the cable & telecommunications industry. Strange Lewis holds an Executive MBA from the Robert H. Smith School of Business and an undergraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism from Howard University.