Isabel Stramwasser | Board of Directors

Isabel Stramwasser, B.A. McGill University (1995) and LL.B. University of Toronto (2002), has volunteered with LRWC in various roles since 2004. She represented LRWC at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva in 2010. Isabel has worked as an administrative decision-maker for the last five years and, before that, worked as a litigator for nine years. She articled at the National Judicial Institute. Isabel has authored and co-authored legal education materials for judges, lawyers and the general public and taught law as a visiting instructor in the Computer Forensics program at the British Columbia Institute of Technology. In addition to her work with LRWC, Isabel has provided legal research to other non-profit organizations and sat on other non-profit boards. Isabel has provided free legal services to low income populations, including as founder of a French-language pro bono service in Vancouver. She has done legal work in Thailand with UNICEF and in Mali with a local women’s group. Before going to law school, Isabel worked in international development and translation. She is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Dutch.