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Loren Cobbs

Lauren Cobbs

Loren is a culture curator, brand strategist, and equity advocate. She is the owner of Crate Agency, a marketing and communications consulting firm dedicated to building stronger brands and more inclusive companies. Loren is also the founder of SD Melanin, an event design company that specializes in curating experiences and cultivating community for Black professionals. Loren has designed over 200 events and is passionate about curating spaces that welcome all but specifically speak to Black voices.

Loren holds a degree in Economics from Purdue University and a Masters in Public Administration from Columbia University. Loren speaks English, Spanish, and Arabic, loves Law & Order: SVU, and spending time with her six nephews. She hails from Cincinnati, Ohio and currently splits her time between San Diego and Chicago.