Velocity Global Adds Prominent HR Thought Leader and DEI Changemaker Nzinga Shaw as Global Advisor | News Direct

Velocity Global Adds Prominent HR Thought Leader and DEI Changemaker Nzinga Shaw as Global Advisor Applies more than 20 years of C-suite experience to expand diverse workforces and create sustainable DEI practices across Velocity Global’s network

News release by Velocity Global

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 Velocity Global, the leading provider of international talent solutions, is proud to add Nzinga “Zing” Shaw as a global advisor. Shaw joins Velocity Global to help pave the way for a more culturally diverse and equitable future of work for talent across 185 countries.

“I’m excited to work with Velocity Global and share my experiential knowledge with its vast network and clientele,” said Shaw. “I know how vital it is for organizations to empower their employees and build a strong and rewarding corporate culture by committing to diversity and putting people first.”

“As a company whose employees and clients span the globe, it's important that our partnerships represent who we are and what we believe in. Velocity Global holds diversity, equity, and inclusion as top priorities and we’re honored to work with Zing as her expertise will elevate our own initiatives and provide our leaders with invaluable guidance,” said Sarah Fern, chief people officer at Velocity Global.

Shaw is an award-winning DEI changemaker who has led impactful growth as the first-ever chief diversity officer for the NBA, working with the Atlanta Hawks. She has led the global DEI functions for major brands such as Starbucks and Edelman and has held additional HR roles with the NFL and YES Network. Zing is currently president of the global DEI & ESG practice for ZRG Partners, a specialized talent advisory and executive search firm where she leads impactful DEI program implementation. Shaw has been a trusted advisor on a number of corporate and nonprofit boards, where her expertise on HR and other matters is highly sought after. She currently serves on the committee for the Velocity Global Impact Award, an honor that celebrates LPGA and LET players who have helped grow the sport of golf and inspired the next generation of athletes to positively impact the world. The Velocity Global Impact Award Committee comprises women of diverse backgrounds, all of whom are dedicated to advancing opportunities for women both professionally and athletically.


About Velocity Global 

 Velocity Global accelerates the future of work for anyone, anywhere, anyhow. Its Global Work Platform™ simplifies the employer and talent experience through its proprietary cloud-based talent management technology, backed by personalized expertise and unmatched global scale. With talent solutions in more than 185 countries and all 50 United States, the platform combines global Employer of Record and Contractor Management to onboard, manage, and pay talent worldwide. Thousands of brands rely on Velocity Global to build global teams without the cost or complexity of setting up foreign legal entities or state registrations. Velocity Global was named a “Leader” in Global Employer of Record services by prominent analyst firm NelsonHall. Founded in 2014, the company has hundreds of employees across six continents. For more information, visit


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