Addressing the gender gap: The importance of raising public awareness of deposit insurance among women in Canada


CDIC’s 2021 Annual Public Meeting – October 21, 2021

Leah Anderson, President and CEO of CDIC, was joined by members of the CDIC Board of Directors and a panel of subject-matter experts for a conversation about the gender gap in financial literacy. Panelists included:

  • Dr. Supriya Syal, Deputy Commissioner, Research, Policy and Education at the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
  • Jessica Moorhouse, millennial money expert and host of the More Money Podcast
  • Jaime Damak, lifestyle blogger and owner of
  • Linda Caty, CDIC Board member
  • Bob Sanderson, Chair of CDIC’s Board of Directors

The panel addressed Canadian-based behavioural research into potential causes for the gender gap and discussed CDIC’s public awareness research, highlighting the significant role women play in supporting financial stability across Canada.

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