This year’s theme for International Women's Day (IWD) is #EmbraceEquity with a focus on starting conversations around why equal opportunities alone do not suffice. Although the terms equality and equity are often used interchangeably, there is a key distinction.
Equality is giving everyone the same thing. Equity is giving everyone what they individually need to succeed.1
Learn how some of the inspiring women at BMO Private Wealth feel about IWD and the call to #EmbraceEquity:
Megan Sutherland is a passionate ambassador for women’s empowerment at BMO Private Wealth. Here are her thoughts on #EmbraceEquity:
Lianne Di Rocco is one of the top female advisors in the field of financial planning. She leads an all-female team in downtown Toronto. Here are her plans to #EmbraceEquity:
We asked Lili Hao to share what #EmbraceEquity, this year’s International Women’s Day theme, means to her:
Karen Neal has built a long and successful practice as a Senior Private Banker at BMO Private Wealth in Vancouver. She respects that our firm puts #EmbraceEquity into practice:
As we continue to celebrate the women of BMO Private Wealth, we spoke with Michelle Crouse about what #EmbraceEquity means to her and the power of creating a gender-equal world.
We're proud to celebrate Jamie Keenan - another great leader at BMO Private Wealth who is taking action to embrace equity.
As we continue to celebrate #IWD2023, we spoke to Karine Précourt – another inspiring BMO Private Wealth leader about the importance of women feeling empowered to share their ideas and opinions, especially in the workplace.
Steffanie Senechal shares what #IWD2023 means to her and the inspiration she takes from others who are challenging the status quo.
As we continue to celebrate #IWD2023, we spoke to Alyssa Kelly about how she will #EmbraceEquity:
Amal Eldassouki shared how she will #EmbraceEquity:
The conversation around creating an inclusive world needs to continue. Kelly Haefling shares how she will continue to #EmbraceEquity.
As we continue to celebrate #IWD2023, we spoke to Zeina Khalifé about what the day means to her.
Meghan Meger and Geoff Newton, Co-Heads of BMO Private Wealth, know that treating women equitably is deep within our DNA. They recently shared their thoughts on IWD:
At BMO Private Wealth, we champion the fight against gender bias and proudly aim to #EmbraceEquity every day of the year. We wish all women a great International Women’s Day!
1Equality versus Equity: What's the difference as we #EmbraceEquity for IWD 2023 and beyond? (internationalwomensday.com)
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