June 2022

GWII Mix n Mingle – Vegas Night themed event

Feeling lucky? Join Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) for the Mix n Mingle – Vegas Night themed event. Bring your “Vegas” game and let’s have fun! Date: 22 June 2022 Time: 17:30 to 20:00 Venue: One Insurance, 12 Culross Road, Bryanston RSVP to admin@gwii.co.za by 15 June Entrance Fee: R50 Covid Requirements: Vaccine Card/Negative Covid Read More

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

Maintenance of a spouse after divorce

Section 7(2) of the Divorce Act empowers a court which orders a divorce to make an order which it finds just, of maintenance by one party to the other for any period of time until the death or remarriage of the party in whose favour the maintenance order operates. Either spouse can be ordered to Read More

Women in the workplace: why women make great leaders

Organisations that don’t realize the importance of women in the workplace are missing out. Besides doubling your talent pool, more women may also improve your company’s performance. Previous research has shown that women in the workplace and gender diversity is key for organisations’ bottom lines: Fortune 500 companies with the highest representation of women on boards Read More

Five key themes for high-achieving women leaders

What does it mean to be successful? For today’s high-achieving women, success is more than breaking barriers and achieving their professional goals. Success is about how they get there, too. Our research shows that as high-achieving women approach their careers and their lives, they’re factoring in five key themes: agency, authenticity, connection, self-clarity, and wholeness. Read More

How women use social media for mental health support

Women make up the majority of people living with mood disorders worldwide. However, treatments and resources that are adapted to their needs are still lacking. Looking for ways to feel better, many women are turning to social media platforms like Instagram. To make sense of the phenomenon called “Instagram therapy,” I interviewed more than 20 women Read More

Nine health issues every woman should understand

Scientists are increasing their understanding of the difference between the health needs of men and women. The truth is your biological make-up impacts your predisposition to certain health concerns. Here are some of the most prevalent health concerns impacting women, and what you can do to manage your risk: Heart disease. Heart disease is the No. 1 cause Read More