Meet Ravicha: Plan Girl Ambassador and BMO CEO for a day

Meet Ravicha: Plan Girl Ambassador and BMO CEO for a day

  Throughout September and early October, several members of BMO’s leadership team took part in a takeover day – part of Plan International Canada’s International Day of the Girl activities – to amplify girls’ voices, advocate for their rights, elevate their position in society and reinforce their capability as decision-makers. Seven of our senior executives – Darryl White, Cam Fowler, Joanna Rotenberg, Patrick Cronin, Christine Cooper, Nadim Hirji and Darrel Hackett stepped...
Building A Community To Inspire and Empower

Building A Community To Inspire and Empower

Mary Burke, Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate in 2014, went on to found Building Brave – a non-profit online community that helps women connect with their most confident selves. Through her own experiences, Mary herself has overcome self-doubt, fear of failure, and letting what others think of her hold her back. Mary believes that by creating that global community – now numbering around 10 million – women can inspire and empower each other. Listen to the Her Money, her way podcast series...
BMO for Women: Proud to support Women in STEM

BMO for Women: Proud to support Women in STEM

According to a survey in early 2018 by STEM Camp, 74 percent of respondents state that men are more suited to careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). With these numbers, it’s not surprising to see that so few women actually pursue careers in these fields. Gender bias in the STEM fields exists. And it’s what is driving BMO for Women’s belief that there needs to be more support for women who are looking to build careers in these traditionally male-dominated fields. To...