December 2021

GWII President’s reflections of 2021…

The year 2020 and 2021 heralded a change in the Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) committee with Catherine Pienaar stepping in as the President of GWII. Her dedication to the organisation is never ending and having served as the President for the past year two years, in which she steps down at the end of Read More

Career women – success stories… Yolande van Niekerk

Celebrating successful women for all their hard work and effort creates a pathway and steppingstone for aspiring women who seek guidance, motivation, and inspiration. Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) recently chatted to Yolande van Niekerk, CEO of Ibiliti, about her journey and career in the financial services industry and her advice for other women in the industry. Read More

GWII Arabian Nights Year-End Function

Gauteng Women in Insurance welcomed members to its ‘Arabian Nights themed year-end function with main sponsors Camargue, Genasys, Hollard, and ONE, co-sponsors Chubb, Guardrisk, Guy Carpenter, Innovation Group and Sintelum, and complementary sponsors BAIR Insurance Recruitment, GIB Insurance Brokers and Transition Risk Solutions. A delightful sight A magical night under the stars, the event, hosted Read More

GWII Mindful Nutrition event

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted a motivational event, on Thursday 18 November, with main sponsor Camargue. Themed Mindful Nutrition, guest speaker Claire Julsing-Strydom, from The Networking Company and one of South Africa’s leading dieticians and co-founder of Nutrition Solutions facilitated this powerful session which was not about dieting – but about energy management. She Read More

GWII Leaderwalk: Leading Tomorrow

In collaboration with Business Engage and the 30% Club, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted a Leaderwalk on 17 November, with main sponsors Camargue and Innovation Group, and co-sponsors Constantia, F&I Insurance, F&I Reinsurance, Genasys and Marsh. The Leaderwalk concept nurtures the advancement of senior management and aspiring leaders by providing a platform to share Read More

GWII… what a year it has been!

2021 has been a bumpy ride, but that did not stop Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII). Just to name a few, GWII hosted its first virtual Gardening Edition Mix & Mingle where guest speaker Claire Reid, Founder and CEO of Reel Gardening, shared some tips on the ins and outs of gardening. We then hosted Read More

Legal Talk: Women’s rights in business

Women have the same rights as everyone else in South Africa, for example, the rights to equal treatment in the workplace and to start their own businesses. Women in South Africa are highly encouraged to become entrepreneurs; however, a woman cannot start the right type of business without knowing what the different types are and Read More