“Gender equality is a movement whose time has come, and that means engaging everyone in the process.”
If you worked in an environment where you felt safe, valued, and respected—wouldn’t you be inclined to produce your best work?
By Shelley White For Naomi Shaw, gender inclusion is about more than simply counting how many women work at an organization. “For me, inclusion means an environment where every employee feels valued for what they bring to the table,” she says. “People can feel comfortable to be themselves, and feel that they can contribute to […]
By Shelley White Enid Pico has never been afraid to make a big career move. In 2010, she made the leap from a top job in her home country as President and Chief Operating Officer of Scotiabank Puerto Rico to a challenging new role 3,000 km away in Toronto. “It was a big risk […]
By Shazia McCormick Shazia McCormick is the Director, Culture and Inclusion at Scotiabank. She’s worked globally in multiple industries, and is a recognized thought leader in her field. Growing up as a child of mixed-race parents gave me a unique perspective on life. I learned first-hand how ethnicity can impact how you are treated—having both […]
“It’s not about squashing men and lifting others up, but rather to be sure our policies and practices are fair and equitable and that the opportunities are there for everyone.” – Maria Theofilaktidis By Shelley White Maria Theofilaktidis is passionate about gender inclusion in the workplace. “It’s a personal thing for me, because I’ve […]