Adriana brings over 15 years of varied experience as a workplace human rights and employment lawyer, facilitator, gender equality specialist, in leadership and organizational well-being. She has vast experience working nationally and internationally in the public and non-profit sector, as well as with private sector clients and organizations.
Her background includes partnering with UN Women Georgia on building organizational capacity to create and implement sexual harassment prevention mechanisms, working as Director, Organizational Wellness with Homewood Health and several years as a human rights lawyer specializing in workplace discrimination, sexual harassment and accommodation. As a consultant in employee relations, she has conducted sexual harassment investigations and coached managers and human resources representatives. Adriana is adept at leading workplace gender equality initiatives, facilitation of conflict resolution and training, and has developed and delivered training on gender discrimination and harassment, accommodation and workplace well-being. In addition, she has taught the course Women and the Law at the University of Ottawa.
Trilingual in French, English and Spanish, and passionate about workplace equality and well-being, Adriana leverages her well-rounded expertise to:
A natural communicator and facilitator, both positive and pragmatic, clients appreciate Adriana’s candour, sense of humour, warmth and knack for communicating challenging concepts in practical ways and identifying strengths and gaps in workplace policy and culture. Through Adriana’s work, clients leave with a greater understanding of how to create a more positive and equitable workplace and gain motivation and confidence to align their behaviour with organizational missions and values.