Lauren Wesley Wilson (LWW) is an award-winning businesswoman, entrepreneur, and one of the nation’s leading thought leaders on Diversity & Inclusion, Crisis Communications, and Media Relations. Currently, LWW is the Founder and CEO of the New York based ColorComm Corporation, a multi-platform business including membership chapters, PR and media agency, online multicultural jobs search site, and nonprofit foundation.
Prior to ColorComm, LWW served as a Communications Director on Capitol Hill and as a Media Strategist for President Barack Obama’s Reelection Campaign. Following the Campaign, she worked as a Communications Strategist at the prestigious crisis firm Qorvis/MSL overseeing media strategy and crisis communications for international governments and consumer brands.
LWW has been recognized by PR Week’s 50 Most Powerful in PR, Ad Age’s Women to Watch, PR Week’s 40 under 40, the Holmes Report Innovator 25, PR Council’s Diversity Champion Award, The Root 100, among many others. She was also selected to serve on the Jury at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in Cannes, France where she reviewed global advertising and marketing campaigns focused on gender, diversity, fashion, body image, and more.
LWW graduated from Spelman College with a B.A. in Political Science and from Georgetown University with an M.A. in Communications. She has appeared on MSNBC’s Politics Nation with Rev. Al Sharpton, Morning Joe, and Know Your Value and has been featured in The Washington Post, Adweek, Ad Age, PR Week, Town & Country, Cosmopolitan, Essence and many others.