Scotiabank launches Advisory pillar of the Scotiabank Women Initiative
Julie Thompson-James (centre), director of Cube Corporate, and Georgia Gibson-Henlin (third left), chief privacy officer, Privacy & Legal Management Consultants, join, from left, Kaysia Johnson Vaughan, senior manager, SME Professional Partnerships; Simone Stewart, country coordinator of SWI; Nadine Heywood, country director, SWI; Yvett Anderson, district vice-president, Scotiabank; and Debra Lopez Spence, president, Scotiabank Insurance Company Ltd.

Scotiabank launched the Advisory pillar of the Scotiabank Women Initiative (SWI) over two days (July 12-13) with a workshop on corporate governance hosted by consultant Julie Thompson-James at the AC Mariott Hotel.

Through the third and final pillar of the initiative, the bank aims to continue breaking down barriers and increasing economic and professional opportunities for women to be successful. Going forward, the bank will be hosting a series of workshops and other interventions aimed at helping business owners to identify governance gaps and determine practical solutions, hone leadership and influence capabilities, and manage board relations.

Here are some highlights:

Shona Sadler (right) of Stanmark Processors Company Ltd, collects a prize from Kaysia Johnson Vaughan, senior manager, SME Professional Partnerships, Scotiabank. Sadler won a free one-hour consultation with Julie Thompson-James, director, Cube Corporate.
Attendees at the workshop.

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