Shanel Divito has spent the last 11 years in non-profit organizations and has achieved results in a variety of rolesProject Coordinator, Training Specialist, HR Manager, and Senior Recruiter. This experience has led Shanel to her current role as the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Pittsburgh Mercy Health System. As an experienced Human Resources professional, Shanel has brought a strategic vision to Pittsburgh Mercy Health System, and has ensured that the agency is currently embracing and implementing Diversity and Inclusion in their practices by creating their training curriculum and objective standards. In 2019, Pittsburgh Mercy was selected as a finalist at the Engaging Pittsburgh: Innovative People Practices Awards hosted by the Pittsburgh Human Resources Association (PHRA) in the category of Diversity and Inclusion.
Shanel received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro and later went on to obtain her Master of Arts in Industrial and Labor Relations from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Shanel keeps herself aware of changes in her industry and is significantly involved in a variety of Human Resources organizations (National Association of African Americans in Human Resources, Pittsburgh Human Resource Association, and Society for Human Resource Management). In her free time, Shanel enjoys biking, yoga, and exploring new restaurants.