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:10/24/2023 8:00 AM

Event Type: Webinar Series

1.5 CPD Hour(s)



Members FREE | Non-Members $35+HST

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Additional Information

Join us for this virtual webinar hosted by the HRPA Northern ON Chapter.

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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


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

Ingrid Wilson is a Senior Human Resources Executive & CHRO and Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Strategist, with over 30 years of global experience in corporate human resources strategy, board, and business strategy. Ingrid is a recipient of the Top 25 DEI Person of the Year Award, 2021, The Canadian Multicultural Group and LINKEDIN DIRECTORY OF 1000+ WOMEN WHO INSPIRE THROUGH THEIR WORK, Jul 2022. She serves on non-for-profit, community and advisory member boards and committees, including as a Board Director, Governance and Audit at the Canadian Association of Black Insurance Professionals (CABIP).

Ingrid has organizational experience with crown corporations, non-for-profit, public sector, private and public companies, in regulatory environments, and with global expertise working for organizations with diverse operations. She has a deep knowledge and understanding of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity through lived experiences and working with vulnerable and racialized communities. She develops and executes on strategies through inclusive talent management strategies, inclusive leadership development and strategies, culture assessments and focus groups, speaking circles, interactive awareness programs and webinars, and accessibility strategies focused on identifying and eliminating systemic racism issues, and physical, and technological barriers to foster inclusive, equitable, and respectful workspace environments.

Ingrid has pursued excellence in human resources, board, and leadership strategy through the CHRP and CHRL designation, and through programs at Queens University and the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto where she currently serves on the HR Advisory Group for Executive Development programs focused on HR Leaders. Ingrid also currently serves on the Appeals (Regulatory) Board Committee, Human Resources Professional Association.