Partner Profile: Mark Johnson-Lewis

Each month we highlight an individual working to make the justice system more accessible to DC residents. This month features Mark Johnson-Lewis, Evaluation and Impact Manager at the Foundation and one of our newest DCBF team members!


Evaluation and Impact Manager

Years on the Job


Where did you grow up?

Williamstown, MA; Nairobi, Kenya; and Gaborone, Botswana.

What was your first job in DC and what did you learn?

I started as a research assistant at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. I learned a ton about membership organizations, politics, program management, research, evaluation, K-16 education. OK, I was there for almost 9 years, so… I learned a lot.


Daily Habit


Favorite Movie

Diva (1981)

One Item from your Bucket List

A cabin in Tunbridge, VT.


Farming, camping, bourbon.

Guilty Pleasure

James Bond movies. But not the ones with Timothy Dalton.


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