Michaela Basciano

Human Resources Assistant

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Michaela holds a Bachelor of Arts, specializing in Psychology and Commerce from the University of British Columbia (UBC), as well as a Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management from Niagara College. She joined DJB as an Intern in January of 2022 and was hired into a permanent position in July of 2022. Michaela is a member of the Niagara Chapter of the HRPA, where she is pursuing her Certified HR Professional designation.

During her time as a student leader, Michaela gained valuable experience through the executive internal positions she held within some of UBC’s largest student and volunteer organizations. Her professional development includes certifications in the areas of sexual assault intervention & prevention, harm reduction, and mental health & suicide prevention. Michaela brings to HR a great passion for supporting equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) within organizational cultures and promoting employee wellness.

As a Human Resources Assistant, Michaela supports both the internal and HR advisory services team in all administrative tasks, with strong focuses in training development, organizational development, policy creation, and recruitment efforts.