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L'Oreal Thompson Payton

Freelance Writer | Founder & Editor-in-Chief, LTintheCity.com | Director of Communications, OneGoal

Chicago

L’Oreal Thompson Payton is the founder and editor-in-chief of LTintheCity.com, an online destination for ambitious millennial women at the intersection of work and wellness. She’s also an award-winning writer whose work has been featured in outlets such as ZORA, Bustle, HelloGiggles, Brit + Co and Shine, just to name a few.

A highly sought-after public speaker, Payton shares vital career and networking tips via other platforms as a frequent podcast guest and panelist for career-centric events, as well as her weekly newsletter, which offers inspirational advice and job opportunities to a growing number of subscribers and followers.

This communications dynamo further distinguishes herself through numerous philanthropic efforts, having served as a mentor at girl-powered organizations such as Polished Pebbles, GirlForward and Step Up. A graduate of Loyola University Maryland, L’Oreal has been recognized for her diverse accomplishments by respected organizations such as SheSays Chicago and Global Girls Inc., which presented her the Girl Power award in 2017. She also earned a coveted spot on Mater Mea’s “18 Black Women We Think Are Phenomenal” list alongside such standouts as Emmy-winning filmmaker Lena Waithe.

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Women in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Breakfast

Women in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Breakfast

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Fri, 25 October 8:00 - 9:30am CDT

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GA Lunch Break: Pursuing Your Passion with a Purpose

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Women in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Breakfast

Women in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Breakfast

Join us for this exclusive event celebrating women who are making huge strides in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and fostering the next generation of leaders in Chicago.

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