Laura grew up in Bedford, Nova Scotia. She completed a Bachelor of Science with Honours degree from Acadia University in 2015. Following this, she earned her Bachelor of Environmental Design Studies in 2017 and her Master of Architecture Degree in 2019, both from Dalhousie University. Laura spent a semester abroad studying architecture in Glasgow, Scotland and has experience working in Vancouver and Nova Scotia. She is actively working toward becoming a registered architect and enjoys throwing pottery in her free time.