Kick Off Event

December 5, 2018

Academic research and our own exploration showed that women business leaders face significant challenges in achieving growth. The Scotiabank Women Initiative officially launched with an event attended by over 300 guests, standing room only. 

Specialized Education

To take control of the financial future of your business, start with our tools, education and support.

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StrikeUP

On March 3, 2022, StrikeUP will convene 5,000 women entrepreneurs from across Canada to build confidence, competencies and connectivity.

Un-Mentorship Boot Camps

As part of the Education pillar of the program, we offer half-day Un-Mentorship Boot Camps that "un-teach" traditionally held ideas about how to succeed. Check out past boot camps here.

Raise & Rise
Virtual conference and pitch competition: Giving women entrepreneurs the opportunity to raise capital for their businesses.

WiSE24

On June 16, 2020, The Scotiabank Women Initiative announced its participation in the Montreal edition of WiSE24, Women's International Showcase of Entrepreneurs.

Program Launch Event

Academic research and our own exploration showed that women business leaders face significant challenges in achieving growth. The Scotiabank Women Initiative officially launched with an event attended by over 300 guests, standing room only.