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 bmoforwomen.com.
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...
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...
Meet the Artist – Lou-ann Ika’wega Neel

Meet the Artist – Lou-ann Ika’wega Neel

Lou-ann Ika’wega Neel is from Alert Bay, BC and is a descendant of Mamalilikulla, ‘Namgis and Kwagiulth people of the Kwakwaka’wakw Nation. Lou-ann has been a practicing artist for over 35 years, working in textiles, jewelry, painting, and most recently, digital designing. “I love working in different mediums and using different materials… it gives me the opportunity to continuously explore new ways of sharing our ancient teachings.” Lou-ann comes from a...