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Education: The New Currency with Permpreet Soomal – October 29, 2020

Thrive Podcast - Startup Canada

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In Canada, women-led businesses face many barriers. Permpreet Soomal, VP of Human Resources at Scotiabank, believes the key to empowering women entrepreneurs to thrive is through education, access to capital, and mentorship.  Permpreet is an Advisory Board Member of The Scotiabank Women Initiative.  She recently took on the role of Vice President of Human Resources at Scotiabank.  Prior to this new role she led the Performance and Inclusion function within Global Talent with a mandate to build diverse, high performing teams across the Bank. In this role, she worked closely with Scotiabank’s executive management to drive the change agenda for a culture of inclusion as the enabler for a high-performance organization. Since joining Scotiabank in 2012, Permpreet has held various roles in human resources with expertise in organizational design, leadership development, performance, human capital analytics, recruitment strategy and diversity and inclusion. Prior to Scotiabank, Permpreet worked in the financial services industry within retail banking and institutional investment management. When not working, Permpreet loves to be outdoors and explore different cities and countries. She is a passionate hiker. “Think about education as the new currency in this current era of disruption. Especially for women entrepreneurs, it is fundamental to learn from one another.”  To learn more about the Scotiabank Women Initiative’s, click here. On this week’s THRIVE Podcast, sponsored by the Business Development Bank of Canada and Scotiabank, Permpreet discusses the importance of  mindset during the pandemic and Scotiabank’s educational resources for women entrepreneurs.


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