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Shana Yearwood PhD

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Dr. Shana Yearwood is the team’s Lead DEI Consultant and has over a decade of experience working as a Human Resources consultant. With a Ph.D. from Columbia University, her expertise is in Talent and Organizational Development Strategies, Diversity and Inclusion Consulting, and Training and Development. Shana partners with both nonprofit and corporate clients to better understand their current state, using employee feedback and industry data to inform strategic diversity and workforce development solutions.


As a human capital strategist at Booz Allen Hamilton, Shana specialized in talent management and leadership and team development. During her tenure, she led the creation and assessment of multiple career and leadership development programs, including company-wide mentoring and coaching services. Shana is recognized for helping leaders and teams increase their awareness and brings this lens to her work as a diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant, preparing them for systemic change.


Currently living in Northern VA with her husband, Shana enjoys hiking, baking, reading fiction, and quality time with family and friends.



Lead Consultant & Facilitator

What’s my impact?

“The greatest impact of our work is found in the opportunity to elevate the voices and experiences of groups who are typically under-recognized, less visible, and less valued.”

Shana Yearwood PhD

Areas of Expertise

DEI Analytics, DEI Strategy, L&D Strategy, Leadership Development

Degrees and Certifications

  • Teachers College | Columbia University, Ph.D. in Social-Organizational Psychology

  • Teachers College | Columbia University, M.A. in Social Psychology

  • Myers Briggs, MBTI® Type I and Type II Certification

  • Hogan Leadership Assessment Certification

Lucy Sorrentini

Founder & CEO

Lucy Sorrentini
Priscilla Alvarado

Chief Operating Officer

Priscilla Alvarado
Shana Yearwood PhD

Lead Consultant & Facilitator

Shana Yearwood PhD
Amy Scialdone

Executive Coach & Lead Consultant

Amy Scialdone
Alan Cohen

Executive Coach & Facilitator

Alan Cohen
Ann Caton

Executive Coach & Lead Consultant

Ann Caton
Cara Powers

Executive Coach & Facilitator

Cara Powers
Benjamin Riddle

Facilitator

Benjamin Riddle
Stephanie von Numers PhD

Consultant & Researcher

Stephanie von Numers PhD
Rita Franklin

Executive Coach & Consultant

Rita Franklin
Eric T. Jones

Consultant & Facilitator

Eric T. Jones
Diane Chang

Executive Coach & Facilitator

Diane Chang
Alicia Parmar

Director HR & Operations

Alicia Parmar
Ana Gema Monge

Associate Project Manager

Ana Gema Monge

Our Team

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