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CPD Session – Ransomware – A Cyberdemic

On the topic of commercial crime and cyber risks, Gauteng Women In Insurance (GWII) hosted a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) session on 18 May, proudly sponsored by Camargue. Speaker Camilla Stevenson, Commercial Crime and Cyber Risks Underwriter at Camargue spoke about cyberattacks and ransomware. Here are some key takeaways from her presentation. What is ransomware Read More

GWII Event – Begin at The Beginning

Join GWII on 20 July for the Begin at The Beginning event Date: 20 July 2022 Time: 11:00 – 14:00 Venue: Bryanston Country Club Theme – Begin at The Beginning Speaker: Bianca Marais Authored many books including: If you want to Make God laugh RSVP by 8 July to admin@gwii.co.za Entrance Fee: The entrance fee Read More

GWII Leaderwalk

Join GWII for the LeaderWalk – Reimagine, Unlearn and Relearn EVENT DETAILS •Speaker: Zanele Njapha •Date: Tuesday, 14 June 2022 •Time: 08:00am •Venue: The Venue Green Park (Pty) Ltd, 20th Floor Cnr West Rd South & Lower Rd, Morningside TOPIC Ever just wish you had an ‘eye for innovation’? The world’s current rate of change Read More

CPD Session – Ransomware – A Cyberdemic

Join GWII for the CPD Session –  Ransomware – A Cyberdemic Date: Wednesday, 18 May 2022 Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am Platform: Zoom SPEAKER Camilla Stevenson – Commercial Crime & Cyber Risks Underwriter Camilla studied at Wits University where she first completed her BCom majoring in both Insurance and Risk Management, as well as Law. Read More

GWII hosts Mix n Mingle – Sassy Salsa Night

Salsa remains one of the most popular styles of dance music. The word ‘salsa’ literally means ‘sauce’, usually hot and spicy, and that’s definitely how you would describe salsa dance – zesty, energetic and passionate. A little bit of flavour To spice things up, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted a Mix n Mingle – Sassy Salsa Read More

4 ways that women can lead authentically

Women aren’t always true to themselves. In a vain attempt to live up to organizational norms and expectations, their behaviors sometimes go against their own values. But it’s not easy being a phony. It takes a lot of energy to behave in ways that are out of sync with our true values, priorities, hopes, characteristics, Read More

What’s really holding women back?

As scholars of gender inequality in the workplace, we are routinely asked by companies to investigate why they are having trouble retaining women and promoting them to senior ranks. It’s a pervasive problem. Women made remarkable progress accessing positions of power and authority in the 1970s and 1980s, but that progress slowed considerably in the 1990s and Read More

The exhaustion epidemic

Exhausted? Join the club! Chronic tiredness has become such a common complaint that doctors in the UK have named the condition TATT – Tired All The Time Syndrome. However, a busy schedule may not be the only reason why we’re sleepwalking through our lives. According to reports, iron deficiency may be one of the reasons behind Read More

Why women are more susceptible to some diseases than men are

A new study has found a reason why women are more susceptible to some diseases than men and it may change the way diseases are treated… Did you know that women get autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis eight times more than men do? On the other hand, women have a Read More

Cope better with menopause

Declining estrogen levels associated with menopause can cause more than those pesky hot flashes. They can also make women feel like they are in a constant state of PMS (premenstrual syndrome). Unfortunately, these emotional changes are a normal part of menopause. Some of the emotional changes experienced by women undergoing perimenopause or menopause can include: Irritability Feelings of sadness Lack of motivation Anxiety Aggressiveness Read More