How Unconscious Bias Impacts Leadership – with Avelia Stewart

In this episode, Christine Lamothe interviews Avelia Stewart about how unconscious bias impacts leadership.

Avelia serves as the Diversity and Inclusion Lead at Western Financial Group. As the D&I Lead, she is responsible for guiding and scaling Western’s D&I strategy and initiatives. Since joining Western last year, Avelia has been focused on executing key areas of the D&I roadmap.
Throughout her career, Avelia has been intentional about creating opportunities for more diverse representation and inclusion. She consistently pitches the benefits of engaging corporate cultures relative to D&I. She has over 12 years of HR experience, providing consultation to leaders, shaping teams, and designing programs in organizations.