People of color making an impact in new media and tech

Digital Diversity 

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About Digital Diversity

Digital Diversity is a web series highlighting people of color who are making an impact in new media and technology, created and hosted by Lauren Thomas.

Our goal is to provide an online destination for anyone who is interested in leveraging digital media to build a personal brand or launch a business. We’ll be featuring interviews with a diverse group of movers and shakers in this space, including some of your favorite bloggers, vloggers and app developers. Our guests will share their personal experiences and provide action steps and resources to help you find your voice, develop new skills and turn your passions into profits. You’re also going to find blog posts, educational resources and cool products to help you on your journey.

Featured Episode

Check out the latest episode below or scroll down to explore full episodes and clips from the archive.



  • You have to be confident in yourself and know your worth.

  • Comfort holds a lot of us captive.

  •  Get rid of the fear! You won’t get anywhere if you don’t put yourself out there.



Lauren Thomas, Founder & Host of Digital Diversity

Lauren Thomas // Photo by Dimitri Crowder Photography

Lauren Thomas is a digital marketing strategist with a passion for connecting with people through social media, storytelling, and travel.

Lauren has worked at global interactive marketing agencies and start-up social media marketing firms. Along the way, she has worked with a wide variety of clients ranging from local businesses to Fortune 500 companies. She is currently a Senior Social Engagement Manger at Moxie, a digitally centered, full-service agency that expertly leverages the value of data, creativity and technology to help clients grow.

Lauren also speaks about new media and marketing and has spoken at industry events including the SoCon14, Garden Bloggers Conference, Atlanta Food Blog ForumDigital Atlanta, SouthWiRED and Social Media Club Atlanta. She served as a Curator and panel moderator for the inaugural Women Interactive Creative Film and Technology Festival hosted at Spelman University.

Lauren has travelled extensively and lived in five different countries, including Ecuador and Egypt. She uses social media to remain connected with friends and followers around the world.

Learn more on LinkedIn or Twitter at @HelloLT.  If you’re interested in working with Lauren for consulting or speaking opportunities, check out the Work with Lauren page!

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