Tanya Elese’s professional background is in Human Resources. She has worked at the Library of Parliament since 2016, and her current role is HR Systems Analyst. Prior to the Library, she was an HR Advisor and Generalist with the University of Ottawa for 8 years. Her expertise is in providing strategic advice on a wide range of HR issues, not only to managers but to the entire organization.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from l’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). She is currently pursuing her graduate studies in Project Management at l’Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO), aiming to obtain her master’s degree in 2022. Her hobby is knitting and crocheting which she uses as a channel to provide black girls and boys with dolls that reflect their image.
As the Bilingual (English-French) Support Person, Tanya supports the success of the SCAGO’s project “Improving Vaccine Acceptance within the SCD/Black Community” by providing English-French translation for monthly educational and Ask the Expert sessions, as well as interacting with clients as needed.