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Diversity and Inclusion Champion - Making meaningful changes everyday
“Nothing could be accomplished without hard work, passion and tenacity”

Hi, I'm Avelia

About Me

Currently I'm a Senior Human Resources Business Partner for a billion dollar Insurance company. I have a passion for inclusion and diversity, with over 10 years of international experience in the technology, advertising and financial services industries.

I'm passionate about making meaningful change. I cannot express enough how important the feeling of belonging is to me and ensuring that others feel a sense of purpose.

I'm also passionate about teaching; currently teaching topics in Human Resources Management at the Manitoba Institute of Trade and Technology, and formerly at Red River College

My Highlights

  • Senior Human Resources Business Partner - Wawanesa Insurance
  • Instructor (Human Resources Management) - Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology
  • Former Human Resources Business Partner - Google
  • Master's Degree (Business Administration) - Vanderbilt University (Owen Graduate School of Management)
  • Master's Degree (Communication & Culture) - Howard University
  • Bachelor's Degree (Journalism) - Howard University

My Skills

  • recruitment
  • performance management
  • human resources
  • succession planning
  • implementing inclusion and diversity programs
  • talent acquisition
  • hr consulting
  • onboarding
  • branding
  • organizational development
  • teaching

My Upcoming Classes

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