CIBC FirstCaribbean marks International Women’s Day
(PRESS RELEASE) On March 8th 2017, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank joined the international community in paying homage to its female members of staff in recognition of International Women’s Day.
To mark the special occasion the bank presented a rose along with a token of appreciation to each female member of staff. Business Support Officer, Jewel Wattley, reiterated the bank’s commitment to promoting gender equality.
“We are indeed pleased to reward our female members of staff with this small token of appreciation particularly since women make up 66% of the CIBC FirstCaribbean workforce. As such the bank remains committed to ensuring that we continue to support gender equality in business and in all aspects of life,” she noted.
International Women’s Day is celebrated globally on March 8 each year and marked by CIBC FirstCaribbean throughout the region. This global movement celebrates the social, economic and political achievements of women throughout the world.
This year the theme for International Women’s Day was “Be Bold for Change” – which challenged women to take bold action to challenge social rules and break down gender barriers.