Desautels alumna on being a woman in comedy, her big break and the value of failure


Nour Hadidi (BCom’10) is a comedian and TV writer who grew up in a family of doctors, earned a BCom, and spent a half-decade as a financial analyst before leaving Montreal for the comedy stages of Toronto.

In an interview with Flare Magazine, Ms Hadidi says that she got her big break in the form of an appearance on a CBC Radio special. That event led to other CBC appearances and gigs at comedy clubs.

In the interview, she speaks about that big break, bouncing back from failure, the roadblocks that female comics have to deal with and the worst career advice she ever received.

Read more