"The FWA is thrilled to relaunch its Back2Business program and is excited to continue to support individuals with both their professional development and the advancement of their careers through this re-entry program," said
The FWA's Back2Business program will accept applications for a wide variety of opportunities within financial services, including but not limited to, Corporate & Investment Banking,
This year, the FWA's Back2Business program provides selected participants with a re-entry opportunity at one of the following four sponsoring companies:
Selected Back2Business participants are expected to begin their assignments in the coming months. Each sponsoring company will determine the number of participants they accept and how long the program lasts. Those chosen to participate in the FWA's Back2Business program will receive support for relevant coursework inclusive of guidance to re-establish certifications, mentorship support from both the FWA and the company he/she will be working with, and a one-year paid FWA membership to attend the FWA's various programming events designed to broaden horizons, enhance professional skills, examine today's critical issues, and re-establish one's professional network – all as a means to help develop a support group of individuals in the financial industry.
"BMO is committed to Boldly Growing the Good, with a commitment to foster an inclusive society with zero barriers to social and economic inclusion. We are proud to be the founding sponsor of Back2Business and we're looking forward to launching the fourth cohort of this critically important talent program," said
"Without question, the pandemic has challenged all of us, but women have been disproportionately affected as many were faced with the difficult choice between continuing on their career path or taking a break to care for their family," said
"Engaging the diverse workforce seeking return to work opportunities and creating an inclusive environment to ensure talent thrives within each organization, is a business imperative for MUFG, and for the financial services industry," says MUFG's Head of Inclusion and Diversity for the
"We are thrilled to be partnering with the FWA, for the fourth year, providing valuable opportunities for women to reignite their careers in financial services through their Back2Business program," said
About Financial Women's Association (FWA):
With a rich history since 1956, over 800 members and numerous corporate, government, and academic allies, the FWA works collaboratively with leading firms to advance mutual goals of retention and the advancement of female professionals. The FWA is a community of lifelong learners committed to personal and professional development for themselves and the next generation through education, mentorship, scholarships, networking, and alliances. The FWA engages and connects members by providing a supportive community and producing key thought leadership events and international conferences facilitating exposure to global business leaders and their economic opportunities. As unwavering champions, empowering its members and organizations to achieve inclusive, equitable representation at all levels for women in finance, the FWA also gives back to the community by providing scholarships and mentoring to young professionals and students - reaching more than 6,000 individuals for more than 30 years which helps to develop a diverse pipeline of extraordinary talent.
Serving customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider - the 8th largest bank, by assets, in
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About Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.'s
About MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.)
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