Invest in your future and build your personal brand

Next class opens May 10th

As a woman who’s built her career on innovating through entrepreneurship to become a leading brand strategist, bestselling author, marketing maven, startup advisor, investor and media expert, I know what it’s like to want to be all things and how to build your brand to reflect the best parts of your expertise for results.

This Personal Branding Bootcamp is designed for executives, entrepreneurs, creatives, bloggers, influencers, speakers, authors and consultants. Anyone who wants to develop thought leadership, recognition, influence or build a business fueled by their personal brand.

What's in store for you:

  • Learn how to thoroughly assess and audit your personal brand 
  • Determine the assets you need to have or create before you get started
  • Discover how to use what you have right now
  • Learn the proven methods for evaluating your personal brand
  • Receive the resources to begin your personal brand foundation
  • In-depth self-assessment
  • Checklist for clarity 
  • Worksheets to shape your initial brand perspective
  • Don't worry, if you can't make our live sessions, you'll have access to replays during our Bootcamp!
  • 110 page Personal Branding Bible to strategize how to build out your brand with intention, uniqueness and clarity 

  • Guide on How-To: Level Up Your Digital and Social Presence PDF

How it works:

  • Week 1-3: You will get the documents to allow us to deep dive on your executive presence and goals
  • Proven worksheets, checklists and self-assessments that I use to guide my full-suite personal branding clients
  • An exclusive 2.5 hours video conference with me once per week in small groups
  • Access to exclusive content creation circles to pressure test your brand messaging for clarity and feedback
  • WEEK 4 – Based upon what you learned from week 1 to week 3, I will guide you as you create your brand assets: your bio, personal brand narrative, updated resume or LinkedIn language, speaking or blogging/writing topics as may be relevant to your new brand. 
  • One 1-on-1 40-minute power-positioning call before the final session where will go over your messaging magic and refining your brand voice.

  • Access to the Straight Up and Successful LinkedIn Group exclusively for those who successfully complete the program

Lisa Mei

Personal Branding Bootcamp member

If you have a brand you want to level up, and/or stretch personally or professionally, you need to join this bootcamp! 1 week in and I've already gained so much clarity from Lauren's teaching and insight!

Tiffany Griffin

Director of Marketing, Events and Partnerships at Meatpacking District Business Improvement District

"Lauren is always so giving with her expertise and perspective and that's what I think is the "if you know, you know". Her gems came back in 24 hours. A shift."

Jen Lee

Senior Director, Consumer Marketing & Partnerships at The Knot Worldwide

"You’re so good! It’s crystal clear that you’re driven by purpose and authenticity. That’s where so many of us are aiming to be. This personal branding curriculum & content you’ve developed will 💯 serve folks in a way that’s desperately needed."

Lauren R. Jackson, M.P.A., Esq.

Award-winning social entrepreneur, attorney and speaker.

"A bootcamp that I actually loved. Thank you to Lauren Maillian for the guidance, the support and creating a space for us to embrace ourselves. More than worth it! I needed the extra push to get me back on track since this quarantine began and I definitely got it!"

Jordie Samerson

Personal Stylist

"Lauren’s branding bootcamp made me reflect on all of my accomplishments and gave me the confidence to go out there and own it!"

Vicky Tay

Holistic Life Coach

"I'm so proud to be part of the current bootcamp. Lauren you're an inspiration and genius..."




CEO of a Global Fashion Brand

"Hi! I told my husband how this has changed everything and he replied "best investment in yourself" and my few friends over a zoom call told me that discovering my pivot move and trademark is the best story they've heard that has come out of quarantine. It's been so empowering and confidence building. I really can't thank you enough for creating and leading this course for us all."


Carmen Hamilton-Parks

Event Producer & Fundraiser, Philander Smith College

“Loved the Personal Branding Bootcamp! Lauren was laser focused on all her bootcamp participants and their desires to grow their personal brands. Also the online format and digital tools were super easy to work with and the replay links allowed participants to go back and focus in on areas they wanted to strengthen as well as learn from the others in the group. This was right on time for me . Loved every session with Lauren!"


Mertine Moore Brown

"I came into this Personal Branding Bootcamp thinking I was branding MooreWrap. I realize at Week 3 Session 2 who I am. I had been calling myself as Fashion Designer. Now I know that I am Socialpreneur. How exciting to be sure of my TITLE!"


About Lauren Maillian

Lauren Maillian is a change agent committed to diversity, innovation and inclusion. She brings her unparalleled energy, creativity and problem-solving skills to her role as CEO of digitalundivided, the social startup that leverages data and advocacy to catalyze economic growth and create pathways for Black and Latinx women entrepreneurs.

Lauren has long been committed to empowering and advocating for women, lending her expertise and sharing her own experience. She serves as an advisor to Pipeline Angels, a social enterprise that trains executive women to become angel investors. She is the founder of Straight Up and Successful, a community and personal and professional development company, and is the Founder and Creator of The Collab, an arts and culture club committed to championing artists of color and diversifying the face of future collectors. She has distilled what she’s learned about entrepreneurship in her best-selling memoir, The Path Redefined: Getting To the Top On Your Own Terms, and she’s shared her passion for innovation as the Master Marketer and co-star of the Oxygen startup-focused docu-series Quit Your Day Job.

Lauren began her entrepreneurial journey at age 19, co-founding a boutique winery, Sugarleaf Vineyards, which quickly became an internationally recognized, award-winning brand. Lauren was the youngest self-made winery owner in the country; she served as Chief Operating Officer from inception through the brand’s acquisition in 2011.

Lauren is a sought-after speaker who has offered thought leadership at Harvard, Columbia, and Cornell Universities; at Fortune 500 companies including Google, Dell, Ernst and Young (EY), Prudential, Ogilvy, L’Oréal, LinkedIn and Bloomberg; and at industry-leading conferences and events such as Social Media Week, ColorComm and AdWeek. Her work has been featured in many national media outlets, including Forbes, Business Insider, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Cosmo, Inc., Jet, CNBC’s Nightly Business Report, MSNBC, and Black Enterprise. She has received numerous awards and accolades for her achievements, including a 2011 Kauffman Foundation Empact100 top 100 entrepreneurs under 30 Award; a nod from Essence as a 2013 “Shot Caller” to watch in business; a Smart CEO Brava Award in 2015; and a spot on Walker’s Legacy’s 2016 WL50Power List, honoring women making strides in the business and philanthropic community.

Lauren serves on the Board of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Advisory Committee on Cultural Engagement. She is Vice-Chair of The Apollo Theater Foundation Young Patrons Steering Committee, a member of New York Urban League’s Development Committee, a founding member of the Young Entrepreneur Council, and a Lifetime Member of the Children’s Aid Society. Lauren is the creator and co-founder of the exclusive art series The Collab, which brings together artists and their supporters to uplift the work of artists of color. In 2014, the New York Urban League’s Young Professionals named Lauren Philanthropist of the Year.

Lauren holds a Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, in International Trade and Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She lives in New York City with her two children and her husband.

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