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Women + Opportunity = Success

Gillian Riley, the force behind The Scotiabank Women InitiativeTM, on how she plans to move the dial for female entrepreneurs.
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Gillian Riley still recalls the first female entrepreneur she helped to secure the capital to pursue her dreams.

“I always remember, one of the first loans that I ever made was to a woman who was starting out a frozen hors d’oeuvres company,” says Riley, Executive-Vice President at Scotiabank. “She had some seed capital from her father and I remember thinking, ‘Wow, this woman’s going to make a go of it!’ And she did. She did an amazing job building the business. You knew that the commitment was there.”

The Time Is Now: Scotiabank Launches The Scotiabank Women Initiative™

A comprehensive program empowering women to take their businesses to the next level
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TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank launched The Scotiabank Women Initiative™, a comprehensive program that will advance women-led businesses in Canada through access to capital, education and mentorship.

Scotiabank Women Initiative Tackles Gender Equality

The time is NOW.
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Introducing the Scotiabank Women Initiative, a program designed to advance women-led business in Canada through access to capital, education and mentorship. The Scotiabank Women Initiative is unique because it is a comprehensive offering of capital and resources to support women-led businesses at different stages of growth. We strongly believe that the three pillars of The Scotiabank Women Initiative – Access to Capital, Mentorship, and Education – will deliver meaningful, long-term support to women-led businesses and help women take their business to the next level.

Moody's Corporation Welcomes WEConnect International as a Reshape Tomorrow™ Partner

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WEConnect International – with Moody’s support, WEConnect International will launch the “Global Training Program for Women Entrepreneurs and Financial Institutions,” in Canada, Germany and Nigeria.

Forbes and Statista Names Hallmark Among its Best Employers for Women

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The nation’s top employers for women know that cultivating a culture that’s beneficial to women is an ongoing process. Even Hallmark—where 83% of employees, 40% of senior managers and 75% of board members are women—must work at it every day. “This practice of diversity and inclusion doesn’t have an endpoint,” says Philip Polk, vice president of diversity and inclusion at the Kansas City, Missouri-headquartered business.

Northern Trust’s Katie Nixon: Change is an Evolution, not a Revolution

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JARED JOHNSON, PRINCIPAL DIGITAL STRATEGIST 

Knowledge is power.

That’s what Solstice’s new Luminaries series is all about — asking the difficult questions and discovering what makes the people at the top of the financial services industry tick.

Scotiabank Asks a Small Business

In honour of Small Business Month, this October, we are asking Canadians behind great small businesses about their advice for fellow small business owners.
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Alliance Data Commits Lead Gift to Launch the World’s First Multidisciplinary Research and Training Institute Focused on Girls

Ruling Our eXperiences, Inc. (ROX) announces initiative to connect innovative research to practice in accessible, timely and impactful ways
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COLUMBUS, September 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ruling Our eXperiences, Inc. (ROX), announces the development of The ROX Research and Training Institute thanks to a lead gift from Alliance Data, a marketing and loyalty company that delivers value through branded credit programs for many of the world’s most recognizable brands.

MetLife Global Operations Support Center Selected as a 2018 Working Mother & AVTAR 100 Best Company for Women in India

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After having pioneered Diversity and Inclusion Consulting in India and having successfully assisted discerning organizations in making their workplaces more welcoming for women for over a decade now, AVTAR group brought yet another first to India in 2016 – the Working Mother and AVTAR Best Companies for Women in India (BCWI) study. The study with its stellar 32-year legacy in the US, has had two very successful runs in India in 2016 & 2017, moving on to become the most comprehensive gender analytics exercise for Corporate India. 

American Banker Recognizes Three PNC Executives Among Its Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance

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Karen Larrimer, PNC’s head of Retail Banking and chief customer officer, and Diana Reid, head of PNC Real Estate, were named among American Banker’s 2018 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking.  Charlotte McLaughlin, president and CEO of PNC Capital Markets, cracked the top 5 Most Powerful Women in Finance.

 

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