BMO Recognizes Outstanding Women in Winnipeg through National Program
L - R: Bernadette Smith, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, Point Douglas; Kristen Kennedy, Regional Vice President, Personal Banking, Southern Prairies, BMO Bank of Montreal; Leah Weatherill, Managing Director & Team Lead for Canadian Commercial Banking, Prairies Region, BMO Bank of Montreal; Tafaline Wall, Senior Private Banker, BMO Private Wealth; Margaret Von Lau, CEO of N.E.E.D.S. Inc. and 2018 BMOCW Honouree – Community & Charitable Giving (Panelist); Carmyn Aleshka– BMO Celebrating Women 2019 Community & Charitable Giving Honourees; Ruth Loeppky – BMO Celebrating Women 2019 Expansion & Growth in Business Honouree; Tara Maltman-Just – BMO Celebrating Women 2019 Trailblazers & Innovators Honouree; Giovanna Minenna, Founder and Creative Director of Brows by G, 2018 BMOCW Honouree – Expansion & Growth in Small Business (Panelist); Anne Fountain, Associate Advisor, BMO Nesbitt Burns; Anthony Moros, Senior Private Banker, BMO Private Banking
The Power of Collective Resilience (Podcast)
Samra Zafar is a bestselling author of the book, A Good Wife. She’s an international speaker, and the director of business finance at BMO. She is also the founder of a non-profit organization called Brave Beginnings. It is dedicated to supporting abuse survivors in their journey to build a life of freedom. Her story is truly remarkable, and so is her passion for empowering all people to believe in themselves no matter what their circumstances. Today, she joins us on Her Money, Her Way to discuss the power of collective resilience.
2017 BMO Celebrating Women Honourees
Since 2012, we have honoured more than 100 women in communities across Canada and the U.S. through the BMO Celebrating Women program. We will continue to recognise women who lead and contribute to the success of their communities because it’s time women’s accomplishments were seen.
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BMO Financial Group Becomes First Canadian Bank to Sign The UN Women's Empowerment Principles
BMO Financial Group today signed the UN Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs), a joint initiative of UN Women and the UN Global Compact (UNGC). Darryl White, Chief Executive Officer, BMO Financial Group signed the Principles at the Vancouver Main Branch on the bank's behalf. BMO is the first Canadian bank to sign the WEPs.