Shana Renee Stephenson has an astute awareness of how sports, pop culture, and the language of today’s athletes intersect. A former ESPN marketing professional with more than a decade of sports industry experience, Shana Renee has a passion for storytelling. Adding a unique perspective, relatable relevance and necessary voice to traditionally male-driven sports community has landed her opportunities with AspireTV, Black Enterprise, Bleacher Report, espnW, Essence, Madison Square Garden, Melissa Harris Perry Show, MSNBC, New York Liberty, New York University, and Refinery29. Shana Renee is a graduate of Spelman College and New York University.
ImpactThrough Shana Renee’s platforms - All Sports Everything, THE MAJORS, UnManning the Game - as well as consulting for major sports brands, she is dedicated to shifting the narrative of the misrepresented male athlete of color, the underrepresented female athlete, and marginalized professionals of color within the sports industry. Through these works, and mentoring the next generation, her impact on the sports industry is disruptive, yet transformative.
THE MAJORSTHE MAJORS sports summit is a one-of-a-kind curated immersive experience showcasing how sports shapes the world, our behaviors, and attitudes; led by the architects of the culture. The 2018 summit will bring together these professionals to discuss, share, ideate, and find ways to collaborate on projects that can have a MAJOR impact in sports business. This platform is a place to engage with one another on meaningful topics that truly reflect the state of sports and act as a catalyst for progressive change.Instagram | Twitter | Website