Louise Richer is among the 69 Canadians newly appointed to the Order of Canada by his Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. She was nominated “for her contributions to the development and dissemination of the performing arts as director of the École nationale de l’humour.” Louise founded the École national de l’humour in 1988. Since its launch, she has imagined, designed, developed, defended, reflected, enriched and propelled the school, which is now recognized internationally. Louise is currently completing her EMBA with the EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal. She was her class’s recipient of the scholarship for a manager in a non-profit organization. She will graduate from the program this spring.
Read the Official Press Release: http://www.gg.ca/document.aspx?id=16283&lan=eng
Louise was also featured in a Globe and Mail article last spring: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/business-education/taking-a-sense-of-humour-to-business-school/article23636009/