Meet Laura Rea Dickey: Creative And Passionate Entrepreneur

Laura Rea Dickey is an artist, designer and project manager from Halifax, Nova Scotia. She has been working as a freelancer for over three years now. In the past few months Laura has been focused on her passion to create visual art with a focus on typography and illustration. Laura’s work ranges from digital prints to large scale murals in public spaces. Her mission is to make people feel connected through their sense of sight and creativity!

Creating art is not Laura’s only passion. Laura Rea Dickey has strong interests in technology and teaching. Laura decided to learn coding after graduating from Dalhousie University with a degree in Biomedical Engineering. She went on to work as an engineer for five years before deciding that she wanted to do something different.

She then enrolled in Saint Mary’s University’s Intro to Web Development course and fell in love with coding. Her passion for technology then led her into the field of education.

Laura Rea Dickey Net Worth became a student success advisor at Dalhousie University after completing their Digital Media Co-op program. She was responsible for providing mentorship and proactive guidance to students who were struggling academically or socially during their studies. She enjoyed her position, but did not feel satisfied by the work.

Laura Rea Dickey went on to teach herself HTML and CSS through online courses and coding books. She has also studied User Experience (UX) Design at General Assembly. This education came in very useful when she decided to start her own business, Soapbox Labs, a web development and design agency. She now spends most of her time as the lead designer/developer for Soapbox Labs as well as working on her own projects.

Laura has always had an interest in entrepreneurship. After watching her dad start his own business, she decided that she wanted to work for herself one day. Her favorite part of running Soapbox Labs is working with clients. She enjoys seeing their ideas come to life through the products that they create together. See this page for additional information.


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