Noelle Jaipaul

(she/her/hers) is a second-generation Canadian settler, born in Edmonton / amiskwaciwâskahikan. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and a Master of Arts in Public and International Affairs, and has lived and worked abroad in Kenya, Vietnam, and Tanzania. Noelle’s professional experience includes working in health programming and policy, primarily working with vulnerable populations, as well as in foreign affairs, immigration, and international development. Noelle also worked with the City of Edmonton, where she led the municipal work on the anti-racism file, helping to establish the first-ever City of Edmonton Anti-racism Advisory Committee. Noelle has extensive experience in developing and facilitating training on diversity and inclusion, intercultural communication, equity, and anti-racism. Noelle is President of the Board of John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights, and is currently completing her PhD in political science at the University of Alberta.