Karla Avila Becerril

Karla Avila Becerril (she/her) is ILGA World’s Human Resources Manager.

Karla’s career in HR spans more than 8 years, during which she has worked with diverse groups of employees. She has a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by LGBTIQ individuals in the workplace and has been actively involved with LGBTIQ employee groups throughout her career. Her dedication has been instrumental in creating a supportive and inclusive workplace culture that values and respects everyone.

In addition to her work in HR, she has been a speaker on forums like Out & Equal and Pride Connection. Her expertise has been acknowledged by different communities, being invited to share her knowledge and help create more diverse, inclusive and equitable environments.

Karla is a licensed psychologist, and her clinical background has given her a unique perspective on the mental health needs of diverse communities. She has provided therapy to LGBTIQ patients in her own psychology practice for the last three years.