Stéphanie Nowak joined Innocence Canada in January 2018 as the Director of Education. Stéphanie’s work is directed towards educating the public, law students, legal professionals, and others involved in the criminal justice system on wrongful convictions in an effort to prevent these miscarriages of justice. She also manages Innocence Canada’s student programs, develops legal education materials, and works with Innocence Projects across the country.

Prior to joining Innocence Canada, Stéphanie was the Bilingual Program Officer at Pro Bono Students Canada. She earned a degree in translation (from French to English) and a minor in Mandarin & Chinese Cultural Studies from Concordia University. She has spent many years working in law, including as a Student Affairs Consultant, and a Recruitment & Diversity Specialist.