Shana Sumers is the Senior Manager of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Communities at HubSpot. Shana launched HubSpot’s first community for Black professionals, Black@INBOUND. Building this space from a twitter hashtag by a HubSpot super fan, to a year round digital space that focuses on professional development for the Global Majority.

Previously, Shana was the Head of Community at the HER App, where she launched the app’s first community for LGBTQ+ folks, growing from 8 to 28 micro communities. Shana has spoken at multiple conferences, on podcasts and taught workshops around launching communities, DEI&B, leadership, breaking LGBTQ+ stereotypes and more. Shana has been recognized for her work from CMX, Community Club, HubSpot and App Growth Summit. When Shana isn’t building communities, she is an avid women’s sports fan (soccer and basketball specifically), a Goldmember of the Beyhive and speaking on her podcast, Bad Queers.

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.