Brittney Aston (they/them) is the Chicago Community Manager for Nextdoor, the neighborhood network. Brittney focuses on engaging and supporting Chicago neighbors through rich content and engaging events, designed to showcase and celebrate the dynamic diversity that reverberates through the city.

Brittney also performs as a dynamic pop/hip hop artist under the name Brittney Chantele as an act that champions visibility, acceptance, accountability, empowerment, and growth. In alignment with Chantele’s principles, their music showcases their commitment to creating a world where Queer people aren’t just seen – but heard and respected – loud and clear.

Brittney Chantele recently earned the title of ‘Best Rap/Hip-Hop Performer’ and ‘Best Unsigned Music Artist’ in The Pittsburgh City Paper’s ‘Best of PGH 2021’ poll. Their song ‘moonroof’ recently reached over 800k+ listens on Spotify.

Summits Attended: 2022 Pride

Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.