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Cracking the Ceiling: Female-led Startups Get Unique Opportunity

By Diana Hart
Blog

A dynamic new female-focused accelerator is launching in Toronto to help women founders break through barriers to better compete in the heavily male-dominated startup field.

DMZ Launches ‘Women Founders Accelerator Program’ to Improve Gender Gap in Canada’s Tech Sector

Press Release

TORONTO, February 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The DMZ at Ryerson University announced today the launch of a Women Founders accelerator program to help early-stage women-led startups secure early revenue and find their product-market fit. The four-month accelerator program, launched in partnership with Scotiabank and Tangerine, will fuel the success of Canadian women innovators.

Building a Better Ladder: How Scotiabank Fosters Female Talent Through Sponsorship

By Shelley White, Women of Influence
Article

Not having a sponsor is a key reason many talented women never reach their potential. That’s why up and comer Alana Riley was paired with Alex Besharat, Senior Vice President & Head, Canadian Wealth Management through Scotiabank’s Canadian Banking Sponsorship Program. With a senior leader advocating on her behalf, there’s no telling how far Alana’s career will go.

Sometimes the best way to grow as a leader is to jump out of your comfort zone, says Alana Riley.

Scotiabank Proudly Supports the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure

Press Release

TORONTO, February 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank today proudly announced its support of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

Scotiabank Recognized by Junior Achievement Americas With 2017's Transforming Education Award

Press Release

TORONTO, January 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank has been recognized by Junior Achievement Americas (JA) as the winner of the 2017 Transforming Education Award, the maximum recognition that JA gives to its partners at the regional level. Brent Currie, Scotiabank's Senior Vice-President of Brand Management and Marketing Services, received the award in Toronto, Ontario.

Scotiabank Donates $500,000 to the University of Manitoba

Establishes dentistry fund to help underserved populations, and endows new scholarship in data analytics
Article

Scotiabank has donated $500,000 to the University of Manitoba’s Front and Centre campaign, giving students’ academic support and opportunities to serve their community.

A portion of the new donation will help more Manitobans get the oral health care they need, while enhancing dentistry student training. The remainder will establish the Scotiabank Scholarship in Data Analytics in the Asper School of Business.

Learning by Doing: Promoting Financial Knowledge in Chile

Article

Recent research from Chile’s National Institute for Youth, shows that many Chilean youth from ages 15 to 29 struggle with excessive debt. Four percent of Peruvians between the ages of 15 and 19 years old carry debt; and this amount increases as they get older, of those between the ages of 20 and 24, 36% carry debt; and 55% of Peruvians aged 25 to 29 years old carry debt.

Investing in Young People: A Winning Idea: Promoting Financial Literacy

Article

According to Scotiabank’s Young People in the Community Index , financial literacy is a pressing issue for youth in the countries where the Bank operates. A partnership between Scotiabank and Junior Achievement Americas (JA) is making financial literacy and life skills courses available to more than 50,000 students across 17 Caribbean, Central and South American countries.

Scotiabank Impact Story: Building a Cooperative Future in Peru: the Manantial de Vida (Spring of Life) Dairy Co-op

Article

The town of Cabeza de Toro sits about five hours south of Lima, in the agricultural heart of Peru. For the past decade, this agricultural center has been home to the Manantial de Vida (Spring of Life) Dairy Services Cooperative. Today, this farmer-owned cooperative produces and collects milk to feed Peru’s growing population, while simultaneously providing dairy farmers in the region with a viable income.

StartRight: Helping New Immigrants Adjust to Financial Life in Canada

Scotiabank Impact Story
Article

Karen Qiu, a Scotiabank financial advisor in Vancouver, knows firsthand what life is like for new immigrants in Canada. “I was born in China and came to Canada to finish my last year of high school,” she remembers. “Since my family believed that an education in Canada would give me a better future, they decided to send me here. But since they couldn’t just leave their jobs, I came alone.”

Uncomfortable beginnings

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