Scotiabank’s $400,000 donation will support pre- and post-employment coaching and bring awareness to the non-profit’s work
The Scotiabank Women Initiative
Helping women pursue their best professional futures, and supporting the leaders and companies advancing an inclusive mandate.
Empowering women to be successful, on their terms.
The Scotiabank Women Initiative® breaks down barriers to increase economic and professional opportunities for women to be successful now, and in the future. Across Scotiabank, we offer unbiased access to capital and tailored solutions, bespoke specialized education, and holistic advisory services and mentorship.
For Global Banking and Markets, The Scotiabank Women Initiative is designed to drive positive change. From emerging leaders to senior executives, we are proud to provide opportunities to help our women clients pursue their best professional futures, and support the leaders and companies advancing an inclusive mandate.
The Global Banking and Markets program: Three pillars
The program is content-driven, tapping into Scotiabank and our partners' broad resources and deep expertise.
Support women in senior leadership roles on their path to board participation, helping new and experienced board members elevate their effectiveness. Assist corporate clients seeking increased diversity on their boards. Provide access to high-impact, actionable Diversity, Equity & Inclusion insights from our own journey.
Provide relevant resources and forums to help empower and build subject matter expertise. Share knowledge through our Learn, Engage, and Partner (LEAP) Series with industry-specific training, addressing issues, opportunities and trends.
Collaborate with clients to generate ideas and develop innovative strategies and solutions that advance environmental, social and governance initiatives, with a focus on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ for GBM spoke with Sara Stowe to learn about the development of the program’s Education Pillar and what it has to offer.
The experienced executive talks about growing women’s representation in the boardroom and the importance of pushing the conversation on diversity beyond gender.
Brett House, Stephanie Lariviere and Marta Cano Escobar share their perspectives on the post-pandemic world.
As we mark International Women’s Day, four women executives at Scotiabank discuss the challenges of leading a team through the pandemic.
A message from Brian Porter, President and CEO of Scotiabank.
Meet our executive team behind the movement
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Global Banking and Markets
Laura Curtis Ferrera, см
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Managing Director and Head, Global Equities
Senior Vice President, Global Business Payments
Vice President, Human Resources, Global Banking and Markets
Managing Director and Global Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities