May 2024

GWII – The Year of YES – June Challenge

The Year of Yes continues… June 2024 – Environmental Sustainability Environmental sustainability involves making responsible choices that ensure the long-term health of our planet. There is power is collective action!  When individuals unite towards a shared vision or goal the collective voice has the potential to make lasting impact and change.  We, as women, have Read More

Mix n Mingle – GWII Golf Masterclass

Join Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) for a Golf Masterclass! GWII is hosting a one-day golf masterclass, aimed at non-golfers, to teach women the rules and fundamentals of the game and provide practical experience on the golf course. The event will include networking opportunities with industry experts and professional golfers. This event provides a unique 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

Breast cancer: what are the risk factors and how is it treated?

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women, and while there is no one definitive cause for it, there are some risk factors that can increase your chances of developing it. Treatment for breast cancer can vary depending on the stage of cancer and the individual’s overall health but typically includes surgery, radiation therapy, Read More

The different ways to budget

Personal finance is all about finding the best way to make your money work for you. And one of the cornerstones of personal finance is budgeting. Regardless of how much you earn, we all have to budget. But what is a budget? A budget is telling your money where to go. If you look at Read More

Unleashing the potential of women’s buying power in insurance

As South African women embrace their expanding roles as business owners and breadwinners, it is important for insurance companies to adjust their business practices to adapt to their specific needs, suggests Petunia Makgoro Executive Head: Partnerships for Hollard Life Solutions. South African insurance companies can better support women looking to purchase insurance policies by developing Read More

Financial services must step up, as women step in to their power

By the end of this decade, women will control much of the $30 trillion1 Baby Boomer wealth transfer. This equates to close to the total annual GDP of the United States.  Furthermore, Africa’s population of millionaires will increase by 42% in the next ten years2, with women forecast to be at the forefront of this Read More

GWII – The Year of YES – May Challenge

The Year of Yes continues… May 2024 – Intentionally Loving Yourself There’s only ONE person who can make you truly happy: YOU. It’s not your parent, friend, partner, or kid—it’s you. You are responsible for your own joy. “Self-compassion involves treating yourself with the same kindness, concern, and support you’d show to a good friend. Read More