Category: BMO for Women

BMO for Women recognizes the achievements of women leaders who are excelling in their business and making an impact in their communities. By honouring women who are successful entrepreneurs, philanthropists or innovators, BMO for Women nurtures and inspires the next generation of exceptional women leaders.

Celebrating women who boldly lead us foward. BMO Entrepreneurs Award celebrates women business owners


BMO for Women, Diversity and inclusion

105 honourees in various categories will be honoured at the virtual WXN Top 100 Awards Gala on Thursday, December 3. BMO is sponsoring the Entrepreneurs Award, recognizing 14 women business owners who are growing their businesses while navigating challenging circumstances during the pandemic. The list of winning entrepreneurs can be found here. Watch the video […]

A shop owner standing outside a storefront door New Business Directory Supports Women Entrepreneurs


BMO for Women

Women-owned businesses have been significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. To continue to celebrate and lend support to women entrepreneurs – particularly now – BMO Financial Group has created a women-owned business directory to help Canadians think about how they spend their money and encourage them to buy women-owned products and services. The new directory […]

Forbes ranks BMO one of America’s Best Employers for Women in 2020


BMO for Women, Diversity and inclusion

For the second consecutive year, BMO Harris Bank has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers for Women. The selection is based on an independent survey from a sample of more than 75,000 U.S. employees working for companies employing at least 1,000 people in their U.S. operations. Survey questions are related […]

A little girl signs up for the position of treasurer BMO changing the conversation about women and finances


BMO for Women

Launching on International Women’s Day (March 8), BMO’s new campaign targets financial stereotypes for girls, for women, and for their financial futures. The centrepiece of this campaign is the story of Jane. As she grows up, Jane’s confidence about money is shaped by stereotypical messaging that continues to exist in society, media and even how […]

BMO Celebrates Women Entrepreneurs at Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards


BMO for Women

BMO is committed to supporting initiatives that empower women—our colleagues, customers and members of the communities we serve. It’s all part of our Bold Commitment to help create a future with zero barriers to advancement and success, and it supports the fulfillment of our Purpose as an organization: Boldly Grow the Good – in business […]

Women having a discussion during a business meeting BMO’s Andrew Irvine speaks to Financial Post about our $3 billion commitment to women entrepreneurs


BMO for Women

We’re proud of BMO’s Bold Commitment to grow the good for a thriving economy by doubling our support for women entrepreneurs. Recently, National Post published an article highlighting our efforts to fund $3 billion for women-led small businesses. Featuring an interview with Andrew Irvine, BMO’s Head of Canadian Business Banking, the article outlines what led […]