We Are TiF: Duwi Yogeswaran

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  • January 27, 2021
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Duwi Yogeswaran has spent the last 10 years working in the Capital Markets, predominantly in Sales & Trading at BMO Capital Markets. Prior to her current role, Duwi completed the Sales & Trading Rotational program at BMO and worked across trading desks in Global Equities, Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange. She completed the Jeffrey Skoll BASc/MBA program offered jointly by the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering and the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Duwi is a Women in Capital Markets Heather L. Main Scholarship Awardee and in her spare time is an avid runner, traveler, and volunteer.

I am confident the disparity between the number of senior finance professionals and junior finance professionals within our community will shift over the coming years. As a Tamil in finance, I am excited to be a part of a group that will work to accelerate this change.

Being a part of TiF’s pilot Mentorship Program gave me the opportunity to practice my management aptitudes. Leadership is a valuable skill in the workplace, as is the ability to help others learn and progress. Being a part of this program allowed me to engage and help someone with an entirely different background than myself, which was immensely rewarding.

TIF aims to connect finance professionals and develop future leaders – both crucial to building the talent pipeline within our community. In addition to paying it forward, our group strives to provide budding professionals with opportunities that were nonexistent to many of us when we entered the industry. The TiF community is more than 200 professionals strong and growing, making us the largest network of Tamil finance professionals in Canada and an organization that is unique in terms of reach and impact.