The Scotiabank
Women InitiativeTM

Supporting Canada’s women-owned, women-led businesses.

Access to Capital

Providing equal access to our full suite of financing solutions to women-owned, women-led businesses in Canada.


Our Advisory Board helps women grow their businesses through facilitated small group mentorship sessions.


We will host half-day Un-Mentorship Boot CampsTM and regional mini-boot camps that “un-teach” traditionally held ideas about how to succeed. 

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Sponsored Research

Women entrepreneurs who apply for business loans are more likely than men to be approved

To mark our one-year anniversary, The Scotiabank Women Initiative has released new survey findings and has expanded the program to Global Banking and Markets.  

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