Day of the Girl Roundtable brings female leaders together with youth

Day of the Girl Roundtable brings female leaders together with youth

On September 16, BMO assembled a group of female leaders from across the bank—Personal and Business Banking, HR and Communications, Wealth Management, Capital Markets, and IT—to sit down with seven young women participating in the Girls Belong Here program. They were joined by three inspiring female entrepreneurs and by Caroline Reisboro, CEO of Plan International Canada, the organization spearheading Girls Belong Here. BMO is the Leading Sponsor of the program. With discussion ranging from...
Darryl White on Plan International Canada’s Girls Belong Here program

Darryl White on Plan International Canada’s Girls Belong Here program

The future depends on more young women feeling empowered to pursue leadership positions across all industries, in Canada and abroad. That’s why in 2018, seven BMO executives, including CEO Darryl White, took part in Plan International Canada’s Girls Belong Here program, inviting young women to step into their roles for a day. As part of a series of events celebrating International Women’s Day, BMO’s CEO, Darryl White, invited Ravicha, last year’s BMO CEO for a day, back for a chat to reflect...
BMO for Women celebrates International Women’s Day

BMO for Women celebrates International Women’s Day

Supporting women business owners and investors We’re transforming public policy conversations about women entrepreneurs, their risk awareness and appetite for innovation by supporting research that drives action to address funding imbalances, and dispels the many stereotypes that still exist about women entrepreneurs. The 2018 study, Everywhere Every Day Innovating: Women Entrepreneurs and Innovation helped guide the strategy for women entrepreneurs in the 2018 Federal Budget. The BMO Women in...
BMO Financial Group Named to Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index for Fourth Year in a Row

BMO Financial Group Named to Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index for Fourth Year in a Row

BMO Financial Group today announced that it has been included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the fourth year in a row. The Index recognizes companies committed to gender equality and inclusivity within the workplace and the community. Since 2017 the index has doubled in size and currently includes 230 companies from 10 sectors across 36 countries. Read...
The Building Blocks of the Universe

The Building Blocks of the Universe

BMO for Women is proud to support an exciting lecture series with Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. On Wednesday, November 7, Phiala Shanahan, Assistant Professor of Physics at MIT and Emmy Noether Visiting Fellow at Perimeter Institute presents The Building Blocks of the Universe. To tune in to the live webcast, click here. To find out more about upcoming livecast lectures, stay tuned to...
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...