Eleonora Dimitrova
Director
LAWS Program
Tel.: 416-978-7922

Eleonora Dimitrova graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law with a combined J.D./M.A. in International Relations. 

After her admission to the Ontario Bar, Eleonora worked for Lawyers for Human Rights, an independent human rights organisation with a 40-year track record of human rights activism and public interest litigation in South Africa.   She practiced in the areas of human rights, refugee protection and access to justice in their Durban office. Following her return to Canada, Eleonora joined Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS), Canada’s leading law school youth outreach/diversity pipeline program recognized as a leader in its field across North America.  She spearheaded the program's expansion in the Jane and Finch and York University Heights communities. 

Eleonora is presently the Executive Director of Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS) and oversees the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Youth Summer Program.

Eleonora is passionate about youth outreach, legal education and civic engagement and has been extensively involved with LAWS in various capacities for over 10 years.