Natural Chica on leveraging relationships to build her brand

It was so exciting to sit down with the fabulous Natural Hair Blogger/Vlogger Natural Chica to learn more about how she got started and how she built an audience of over 130,000 YouTube subscribers. Check out the video for three of her tips for leveraging relationships to build your brand.

Welcome to Digital Diversity

Techturized Co-Founders Jess Watson and Candace Mitchell with Lauren Thomas on the set of Digital Diversity // Photo by Dimitri Crowder Photography
Lauren Thomas and  Amani Channel on the set of Digital Diversity

Lauren Thomas and Web Video Chefs Co-Founder Amani Channel on the set of Digital Diversity // Photo by Dimitri Crowder Photography

In the past few years, there’s been an ongoing conversation about how the mainstream media views social media and about the overall lack of diversity in social media and technology. The good news is that a lot of individuals and organization are stepping up to bridge that gap. We’ve come a long way and we still have a long way to go.

  • How can we empower more people to transition from consuming digital content to creating digital content? From supporting businesses to starting businesses?
  • How can we empower more people to leverage digital media to turn their passions into profits?
  • How can we encourage more women and minorities to pursue technical careers?
  • How can we increase access and exposure to STEM fields?
  • How can we bridge the digital divide?

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