Jasmine Elisapi Redfern graduated with great distinction from the Nunavut Law Program earning a Juris Doctorate from the University of Saskatchewan. During school she earned awards for academic achievement and community involvement including the Brad Berg & Brian Rolfes LGBT Rights Scholarship. Jasmine articled with Lawson Lundell LLP and the Nunavut Legal Services Board. Appointed to the Nunavut Human Rights Tribunal in 2017, Jasmine has served as Chair to the Tribunal since 2021.
Jasmine brings over 10 years of experience in social policy and programs with a focus on Indigenous women, youth and 2SLGBTTQ+ communities. She currently sits on the board of the Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund and serves as Vice-President of the National Indigenous Law Student Society as well as Secretary-Treasurer of the Amautiit Inuit Women’s Association.
Her past work includes Assistant Director of Social and Cultural Development at Nunavut Tunngavik, Vice-President of the Embrace Life Council, Co-Chair of the Inuit Caucus within the National Aboriginal Council for HIV/AIDS, and founding member of the National Indigenous Young Women’s Council.
Jasmine is passionate about fostering safety and dignity for all Nunavummiut through implementation of the Human Rights Act. With training in interest-based mediation, Jasmine is committed to empowering parties through alternative dispute resolution and innovative adjudication.