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Celebrating Laurier Women


Celebrating Laurier Women: 100 Years was created during Wilfrid Laurier University’s Centennial year to remember and recognize Laurier women who have made significant contributions to Laurier and the broader community. The women profiled on this site were selected through a nomination process.  Nominations were submitted by members of the current Laurier community and Laurier alumni.

Profile picture of HeidiSince coming to Laurier Heidi has tirelessly worked in furthering the Music Therapy program at Laurier. She founded and leads the Manfred and Penny Conrad Institute for Music Therapy Research.  She is a noted researcher and has extensive clinical experience working with adults who suffer trauma and burn-out.  Her nomination noted:  “she has enriched our work and theoretical philosophy.  Her dedication and contribution to the music therapy program and Laurier’s international reputation is immeasurable.”

A reception on March 10 2011, during International Women’s Day week, honored the nominees and their contributions.