March 2020

The view from the shore… a journey of profound change

Gauteng Women in Insurance welcomed members to its first networking event of the year, at The Venue, Houghton, with Swiss RE as the main sponsor, and Aon and Emerald as co- sponsors. Looking at her journey from a shore, guest speaker, Penny Bird, shared the lessons she has learned, while sharing stories that lifted spirits Read More

Career women – success stories…. Sandra Hutchison at Genasys Technologies 

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 Sandra Hutchison, Head of People at Genasys Technologies about her journey and career in the financial services industry, how she balances personal and Read More

What is causing 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

What do I do if I have an abnormal mammogram?

Let’s face it — mammograms are uncomfortable and awkward. The last thing you want to hear after having one is that something is “abnormal,” and the doctor wants a repeat mammogram or a more complete “work-up”. But don’t panic, this doesn’t mean you have breast cancer, it simply means there is something more to look Read More

Striving to be Superwoman? Stop! Your Health Depends on It!

How often have you heard women say they are striving to “have it all?” I hear it all the time. And what does it mean? It means being a fantastic mother, great wife, partner and powerhouse in your career — all at the same time. Does that sound as absurd to you as it does to Read More

A financial fitness test for women (and everyone)

As the new year gains momentum, many of us are focused on getting in shape – not just physically, but also in terms of our financial health. It’s a time for taking stock, seeing how we could be managing our money better and reassessing long-term goals. “When it comes to financial health – as with Read More