Erin L.Thomas is Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging at Upwork. Thomas comes from Paradigm, a diversity, and inclusion strategy firm, where she partnered with companies to embed DIBs into their organizations through culture transformation and people development.
Prior to Paradigm, Thomas held positions at Grant Thornton LLP and Argonne National Laboratory developing D&I strategies, programming, and metrics. Her work has been featured in Fast Company and the New York Times and recognized by Forbes, Human Rights Campaign, the National Association for Female Executives, and Equal Opportunity Magazine. She has a Doctor of Philosophy in social psychology; a Master of Philosophy in social psychology; a Master of Science in social psychology; and a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and international studies from Yale University.