Stephanie Nilausen
Program Coordinator, LAWS
LAWS Program
78 Queen's Park FL421
Tel.: 416-978-5841

Stephanie has over a decade of experience working in access to justice and in access to education, implementing initiatives for equity-seeking groups. She spearheaded justice education outreach for children and youth at the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN), Ontario’s leading justice education organization established by the three Chief Justices of Ontario. She managed the seven French-speaking law school chapters as the Bilingual Program Manager in the Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC) National Office and collaborated with courthouses across Canada on the Family Law Project expansion.

Stephanie is a long-time champion of the Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS) program, an award-winning education engagement and support program for high school students facing barriers to postsecondary access. In her various roles at LAWS, Stephanie has developed and delivered educational outreach and experiential programs in law for thousands of students across Toronto. She is currently Acting Director at LAWS.

Stephanie has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of British Columbia and a J.D. from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. She is currently an M.Ed. student at OISE at the University of Toronto in the department of Applied Psychology and Human Development, with a focus on mental health in education.