November 2021

Women Mpowered Masterclass Series

About The Program Join Preesha Persad, an empowerment specialist and coach, who is passionate about enabling women to unlock the magic that lies within. This immersive program empowers the 21st century modern woman to ignite her full potential in all areas of life and create a lasting legacy. The program has 3 focus areas: Personal Read More

Mindful Movement Event

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted a motivational event, on Thursday 14 October, with main sponsor Marsh. Themed Mindful Movement, guest speaker Karin Green, from The Networking Company and one of South Africa’s leading Bio-kineticists, spoke to the ladies about the importance of movement, in part three of the Resilience Masterclasses. Being physically active When Read More

GWII hosts annual Golf Day

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted their prestigious annual golf day at the magnificent Steyn City Golf Club in Midrand with main sponsor Auto & General, co-sponsors Camargue, Clyde & Co, F&I Insurance, F&I Reinsurance and Emerald Risk Transfer. The event, open only to experienced golfers, was played over 18 holes, followed by a prize Read More

GWII CPD Session – Celebrating Diversity

Gauteng Women In Insurance (GWII) hosted an inspiring Continuous Professional Development (CPD) session themed ‘Celebrating Diversity’ on 27 October, proudly sponsored by Discovery. The powerhouse session to engage and celebrate women saw keynote speaker, Dr. Sizakele Marutlulle, a creative problem solver, intersectional strategist, brand-building expert and global speaker blow attendees minds away with her personal Read More

Mix & Mingle – Musical Bingo

Whether expert or newbie, or just interested in the bingo lingo, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) pulled together a Mix n Mingle Musical Bingo game show, on Thursday 7 October, with main sponsor Discovery and co-sponsor iTOO. Armed with good food and snacks, their cosiest clothes and even a drink or two, Bingo calling was Read More

Transparency on pay could close the gap for women

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for economic policy reforms to address deep socio-economic inequalities in South Africa, including transparent pay reporting towards closing the persistent gender pay gap which sees South African women still earning up to 35% less than men for doing the same work. Stubbornly stagnant If South Africa is to Read More

Punished for having children – stay-at-home moms battle bias when resuming careers

Businesses looking to resolve gender imbalance in the workplace could be losing up to 60%[i] of their female talent due to hiring managers’ negative perceptions of the commitment and competence of women who take a career break to be stay-at-home mothers in their children’s formative years. Effectively “punished for having children”, these working mothers are Read More

Islamic Marriages and Divorce Act

R v R and Other Facts of the case: Mr and Ms Rose got married to each other in terms of Islamic law (“the Islamic marriage”) in 1988. At the conclusion of the Islamic marriage, Mr Rose was already married to another person in terms of South African law (“the civil marriage”). The civil marriage Read More