Registered Dietitian; Co-founder and CEO of Diversify Dietetics
Deanna Belleny Lewis, MPH, RDN, is a public health practitioner and registered dietitian with a passion for health equity and effective leadership. She helps create systems-level changes that promote health and wellness in diverse communities through food systems education, leadership development and health program planning and implementation. Belleny Lewis is the co-founder of Diversify Dietetics, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the racial and ethnic diversity in the field of nutrition and dietetics by empowering nutrition leaders of color. Belleny Lewis received her Master’s of Public Health in Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences from the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the Harvard Extension School.