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HR Specialist | Equitable Systems Design | Change Management Strategies
Melanie Matining is an equity and inclusion specialist living and working on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) nations. She is committed to working with organizations to create equitable, accessible, and just, spaces where diversity and inclusion can thrive.
Melanie has a strong interest and experience in people practices/hr, process design and improvement, and change strategies for systems and social change. She has worked as a Curriculum Developer in leadership education at SFU Continuing Education, as a city planning commissioner with the City of Vancouver, an advisor for the Vancouver Foundation, and is currently co-chair of the BC Multiculturalism Advisory Council.
Melanie is a trained change management practitioner who has studied gender theory and linguistics at UVic and operations management at BCIT. Melanie's unique background in community development, activism, and storytelling informs the way she creates and relates to her role as a consultant with Elevate Inclusion Strategies.