The Scotiabank Women Initiative’s® goal is to provide equitable access to financial and professional growth opportunities, enabling women to succeed on their own terms. 

Launched in Canada on this day five years ago for women-owned and -led businesses, the initiative has since impacted tens of thousands of women by providing financial solutions, specialized education, and inclusive, women-centric advisory services.

Take a look through some of the initiative's achievements:

Infographic panel: SWI has launched in 5 different countries
Infographic panel: Nearly $8 billion in total capital deployed so far, against $10 billion target
Infographic panel: many financial advisors trained
Infographic panel: 80+ women completed the Good Governance Program
Infographic panel: 25,000 entrepreneurs have participated in training or bootcamps
Title: Scotiabank Women initiative: Five years of impact

The Scotiabank Women Initiative® is Scotiabank’s enterprise-wide program designed to increase economic and professional opportunities for our women clients. For more information, visit