HR Power Lunch: Unconscious Bias in Recruitment and Allyship for HR Professionals

Date and Time

Starts:02/23/2023 12:00 PM

Ends:02/23/2023 1:30 PM

Registration Closes:02/22/2023 8:00 AM

Event Type: Webinar Series

1.5 CPD Hour(s)



Members FREE | Non-Members $35+HST

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Let's Talk about common areas of prejudice and bias that continue to derail Inclusive recruitment practices and how we as HR professionals can identify and address attitudinal barriers to equity and inclusion.

This webinar/training session will engage participants within interactive conversations and learnings, that will demonstrate the importance of proactively focusing on accountability for equity and inclusion as HR rofessionals. the organization. The webinars will provide the key areas to build awareness which will also incorporate these learnings into Inclusive Recruitment tools and solutions with more focus on the tools to lead to Inclusive Recruitment Practices. The Inclusive Recruitment practices will address:

  • Common areas of prejudice and discrimination within the Recruitment
  • process.
  • Identifying and addressing attitudinal barriers to racial equity and
  • inclusion: The Culture of Language.
  • Understanding Implicit Bias, Implicit Power, and Structure.


  • Increase the knowledge of systemic and interpersonal anti- racism/ antioppression within the leadership and organizational environment.
  • Create an opportunity to go beyond words in exploring tangible actions and solutions.
  • Increase awareness of unconscious bias and unpacking behaviours, habits and thoughts that stem from bias and prejudice in efforts to diversify and address anti-racism/anti-oppression.Promising strategies to comprehensively create a dynamic, innovative, and inclusive leadership environment


12:00 PM Welcome & Introductions
12:05 PM Guest Speaker
1:15 PM Q & A
1:30 PM Event Concludes

Learning & Giving back! As suggested by HRPA members and as part of our commitment to corporate social responsibility, HRPA has identified Indspire and Black Youth Helpline as recommended charities. Should you wish to support please select the $5 donation option upon checkout. Thank you!

Registration Difficulties or Questions? Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator, Tammy Williams

Speaker bio(s)
Ingrid Wilson, CHRP, CHRL, Senior Human Resources Executive

Ingrid Wilson is an accomplished Senior Human Resources Executive & CHRO and a Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Strategist, with almost 30 years of experience in corporate human resources, board, and business strategy. She has organizational experience with crown corporations, non-for-profit, public sector, private and public companies, in regulatory environments, with global expertise working for organizations with diverse operations, including the US and Europe. Ingrid is a recipient of the Top 25 DEI Person of the Year Award, 2021, The Canadian Multicultural Group. She has a deep knowledge in Culture, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and expertise in developing and executing on Corporate CDEI strategies through inclusive Talent Management and Leadership Development programs, Psychological Safety and Wellness Programs, Employee Engagement and Accessibility and Learning strategies to eliminate systemic issues and physical and technological barriers to foster an inclusive and safe and respectful work environment. Ingrid is also a recognized speaker and panelist on the topics of Systemic Racism, Unconscious Bias, and Inclusive Leadership. Ingrid is a trained mediator and facilitator providing facilitated sessions within several industries and organizations and within non-for-profit environments for organizations working with vulnerable and racialized communities. She is currently the Senior Director, Culture, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Walmart Canada, a position that allows her the opportunity to be part of the equity and inclusion journey lifting up our communities for financial sustainability, growth, and development through a focus on employment equity, health equity, wellness, education, and development.