Shila Nieves Burney



Shila Nieves Burney, founder and managing partner at Zane Venture Fund and founder and CEO of Zane Access, is an instigator and a catalyst who instigates critical changes in the capital universe and speeds it up with her drive, connections, and mentoring. Her mission to championunderrepresented founders rests on the foundations she has built throughout her distinguishedcareer. Shila’s experience leading organizations that foment change and champion the human rightsof people of color give her an unparalleled view into what it is to be overlooked. It has also accorded hera unique understanding of the importance of investing in human capital and her determination to deliversolutions that address those disparities.