The Scotiabank Women Initiative® for Global Banking and Markets spoke with Mary Robertson in her new capacity as Advisor to the program’s Advisory Pillar.
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.
Define your Success
Your definition of success starts with you. The Scotiabank Women Initiative is your ally to achieve it.
Fireside chat with Rebecca Minkoff
Hear how Rebecca grew her one-person operation into a multi-million dollar global brand by facing challenges fearlessly.
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.
SWI co-chair Sloane Muldoon talks about how this additional infusion of capital will help women-led and -owned businesses and the program’s impact thus far.
Patrycja Drainville discusses how gender-themed social bonds are a meaningful way for issuers to accelerate progress towards diversity goals.
Our Financial Risk Management Series is designed to provide insights and ideas for the current environment.
20th Century female artists capture a vision of Canadian society in a very different way from their better-known male colleagues.
Melissa Menzies and Agnes Vara discuss social financings and how to navigate the sustainable finance environment.
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
Managing Director and Head, Global Equity Capital Markets
Senior Vice President, Global Business Payments
Managing Director and Global Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities
Vice President, Human Resources, Global Banking and Markets
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Participation in The Scotiabank Women Initiative or any program-related event does not constitute advice or an offer or commitment by Scotiabank to provide any financial products or services.