Brittany Geneva Cummings is an entrepreneur and advocate dedicated to storytelling, community-building, and creating safe spaces.
As Founder of Geneva Savvy Media, Brittany uses her 15+ years of media and communications experience to guide brands, organizations and creators who are creating safe spaces for underserved communities at the intersection of advocacy, social impact, and culture. She has worked with dozens of brands and organizations to tell impactful stories through traditional media and through in-person live experiences, including Color of Change, GLAAD, 1803 Fund, Represent Justice, the International African American Museum, Honeyland Music Festival, Hilton and Royal Caribbean. Brittany began her career in media working with Georgia Public Broadcasting, WSBTV, AJAM, and CNN before eventually transitioning to communications where she rose through the ranks at Weber Shandwick, Marriott International, Edelman and BerlinRosen, during which time she won PRNews’ rising Stars Under 30 Award.
In addition to providing guidance and strategy to others, Brittany is creating her own safe spaces through The Nod, a live event experience brand that produces unapologetically Black events with a twist; Geneva Says, a podcast and vlog platform through which she shares her insights and experiences as a Black woman in America; and BGC Properties, a real estate venture that provides safe, welcoming and accessible housing. In each of these endeavors, Brittany prioritizes acceptance, acknowledgement, and appreciation, encouraging and inspiring her community to embrace new ideas, connections and experiences.
Brittany continues to work to create safer spaces in the community around her as well. She actively volunteers with the Greater Washington Urban League, including joining the organization for the 60th Anniversary of the March on Washington. She recently served as 2021-2022 Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner and Chair of Commission 8E in Washington, D.C., a non-partisan, unpaid position she was elected to in November 2020. In that role she represented the community and liaised with local and federal agencies on issues like economic development, public safety, zoning, and transportation. From 2018-2020 she sat on the Executive Leadership Council of the Greater Washington Urban League Young Professionals (Thursday Network) as PR/Marketing Chair then Vice President, working to advance the core pillars of community engagement, political advocacy, youth empowerment, economic security, and social determinants of health.