Avelia A.

HR professional expertise in Diversity, Inclusion & Equity in Insurance & Education sectors

Canada
English

An accomplished senior business professional with over 13 years of achievements and a proven track record in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I), human resources strategy design, tale...see more

  • Education & Edtech
  • Financial Services, Banking & Insurance
  • Staffing & Recruitment
  • HR & Recruitment

500

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lead

Western Financial Group
2 years
Current position
Sep 2020 - Present
Western Financial Group is a diversified insurance services company that is focused on creating security and has provided over one million Canadians the right protection for more than 1...see more

Senior Human Resources Business Partner

Wawanesa Insurance
10 months
Nov 2019 - Sep 2020
The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company is a Canadian insurance firm. The company's executive offices are located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with regional offices across Canada and operations...see more

Sessional Instructor - Human Resource Leadership Development Program

Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology
3 years
Current position
Jul 2019 - Present
MITT provides certificate, post-graduate, and diploma-level technical training for career-oriented post-secondary and secondary students in four clusters of specialization: business and...see more

Human Resources Manager

The CEPEP Company Limited
2 years
Jun 2016 - Aug 2018
The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company is a Canadian insurance firm. The company's executive offices are located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with regional offices across Canada and operations...see more

Human Resources Manager (Caribbean Region)

CUNA Mutual Group
2 years
Feb 2014 - Mar 2016
CUNA Mutual Group is a mutual insurance company that provides financial services to cooperatives, credit unions, their members, and other customers worldwide. CUNA Mutual Group sells co...see more

Human Resources Business Partner

J. Walter Thompson Worldwide
1 year
Oct 2012 - Nov 2013
J. Walter Thompson was an advertisement holding company incorporated in 1896 by American advertising pioneer James Walter Thompson. Served as the HR Business Partner for various creativ...see more

Human Resources Consultant

Various Organizations
1 year
Jun 2011 - Oct 2012
Human Resources Consultant in multiple organisations.

Human Resources Business Partner

Google
3 years
Jun 2007 - Jun 2010
HR Business Partner for Data Centers, Engineering, and Media Sales. Co-created and recruited interns and entry-level employees for the Building Opportunities for Leadership & Developme...see more

On-Campus Recruitment Coordinator

Howard University
11 months
Jul 2005 - Jun 2006
Managed the on-campus recruitment program and relationship between employers and students. Provided support during career fairs and information sessions. Ensured that the Career Service...see more

Communications Specialist

GENERAL ELECTRIC
2 years
Jun 2003 - Apr 2005
International (France) and domestic (United States) rotational assignments. GE rises to the challenge of building a world that works. For more than 125 years, GE has invented the future...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Education & Edtech
  • Financial Services, Banking & Insurance
  • Staffing & Recruitment

Role experience

  • HR & Recruitment

Expertise

  • Corporate Communications
  • HR Strategy
  • HR Strategies, Policies, and Procedures
  • Training and Development
  • Talent Acquisition & Development
  • Talent Acquisition
  • HR skills & expertise