HR & Admin Officer - on leave until December 2022
Adriana is a Brazilian lawyer, proudly graduated from the University of Ouro Preto (Brazil), with a keen interest in human rights, multiculturalism, inclusion, and sustainability. With 15+ years of experience in diverse legal and administrative roles within private, non-profit, and governmental organizations, she has completed many certificates and post-graduation courses such as Employment Law at Fleming College (Canada), Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of South Florida (USA), Contract Management at Law and Business Studies Centre (Brazil), and Non-profit Accounting at Harvard Business School (USA).
Adriana has volunteered for over 20 years as part of workgroups dedicated to diverse causes such as children protection, animal protection, race relations, diversity and inclusion, and environmental matters. She had also provided Legal Aid Services to vulnerable people and was part of the Board of Directors of many different organizations as chair, vice-chair, secretary, and treasurer throughout those years.
Passionate about culture, music, nature, people, and community, Adriana loves travelling, hiking, camping, meeting people, and learning about the differences. She moved to Canada in 2020, and she's delighted to have the chance to use her energy and enthusiasm to make a difference in other people's lives.