Ellysa is a passionate HR professional from Rockaway, New York in New York City who currently lives and works in Raleigh, NC. Her specialization is curated strategic engagement through employee experience. She is currently the HR Manager at a nonprofit organization that provides support to underrepresented business owners. She has spent her five years career in Human Resources across various industries including hospitality, technology, and manufacturing. She discovered her love and passion for Human Resources through her nonprofit internships, upon graduating from Fordham University with her Bachelor of Science in General Science. She completed her Executive Education in Nonprofit Leadership Certification from Fordham University in 2017. Ellysa will graduate with her M.S. from NYU’s SPS in Human Resources Management and Development. Her commitment to IDBEA at SPS comes from her intersectionality as a first generation American, West Indian, female, with an invisible disability functioning as a leader of workplace diversity and inclusivity.
Why I serve on the IDBEA committee...
I serve because I believe in caring for the whole person and this is a pragmatic approach I take to managing my workforce. I practice servant leadership and through that type of leadership, I have empowered others. My service is a shift from HR Manager to one voice, a member of the NYU community. I desire a diverse and inclusive environment for everyone, all the time so I am doing my part to get there.