Women in Capital Markets Announces 2013 Recipients of WCM Return to Bay Street
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/21/13 -- Women in Capital
Markets (WCM), a non-profit organization that promotes the entry,
advancement and development of women in Canadian capital markets, is
pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 WCM Return to Bay Street
(RTBS) Award. The RTBS Award is given to professional women who have
taken a break from their successful careers in the capital markets
industry and who are now ready to re-launch their careers. These
women represent a valuable pool of talent as they are returning to
senior roles in the industry.
The recipients are:
-- Barbara Glassford
-- Christine MacDonald
-- Rakhi Tejani
The 2013 award recipients will each receive $5,000 toward an
education program, a paid four-month internship at BMO Capital
Markets, National Bank Financial Markets, RBC Capital Markets, or
Scotiabank, a WCM mentor and a one-year WCM Membership.
"As a result of the number of qualified applicants, continued support
from founding sponsor BMO Capital Markets and new sponsors National
Bank Financial Markets, RBC Capital Markets and Scotiabank, we are
very pleased to increase the number of awards this year," said
Jennifer Reynolds, President of Women in Capital Markets. "This award
highlights the exceptional pool of high calibre talent ready to
re-enter the industry and we are proud to be working with our
sponsors to bring more women back to capital markets," said Ms.
The WCM RTBS Awards Program, launched in 2010 by WCM and BMO Capital
Markets with the funding of the Bank's Equity Through Education
program, helps talented women re-launch full-time careers in Canadian
capital markets after an extended period of absence. The Program
includes a one-day conference designed to educate women about
opportunities in the industry and prepare them for a return; an award
component that provides an education grant; a paid internship at one
of BMO Capital Markets, National Bank Financial Markets, RBC Capital
Markets, or Scotiabank; a WCM mentor and a one-year WCM Membership.
Past winners include Mary Ann Mendes (Jan 2013), Sheralyn Mills
(2012) and Catherine Staveley (2012), all of whom translated
internships into full time roles in the industry.
WCM is a non-profit organization which advocates for the increased
representation and advancement of women into senior leadership roles
in the Canadian capital markets industry. WCM's membership is over a
1,000 members strong, with women working in all segments of the
capital markets and includes many of the most senior female
executives in Canada's largest financial institutions. WCM.ca.
SOURCE: Women in Capital Markets (WCM)
WCM PR and Media Relations
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