October 2022

Leaderwalk: Leading in an imperfect future

Join GWII for the Leaderwalk: Leading in an imperfect future EVENT DETAILS Date: 15 November Time: 08:00 – 11:00 Venue: The Venue Green Park Speaker: Sthembiso Phakathi AGENDA •08:15 – Welcome and Format •08:30 – Keynote Address •08:45 – Panel Discussion •09:15 – Q&A •09:25 – Interactive Breakaway Sessions •10:05 – Session Feedback •10:25 – Read More

GWII Leaderwalk – High Touch Leadership for Hybrid

In collaboration with Business Engage and the 30% Club, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted a Leaderwalk on 20 September, with sponsors F&I Insurance, F&I Reinsurance, Genasys Technologies, Old Mutual Insure and One Insurance. Themed High Touch Leadership for Hybrid, guest speaker Nikki Bush, an award-winning speaker and five-time best-selling author shared practical tried and Read More

CPD Session – the value of advice and trends

On the topic of the value of advice and the top trends impacting brokers/intermediaries in the short-term insurance market, Gauteng Women In Insurance (GWII) hosted a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) session on 15 September, proudly sponsored by Old Mutual Insure. Speakers Marvellous Rukundu, Head of Profitability, Molebatsi Langa, Head of Strategic Accounts and Tamara Naidoo, Read More

African women closing the wealth gap

In 2000, there were just four women listed in the top one hundred of the Forbes rich list, two decades later and that number is now 14. While this shows an increase, it also demonstrates just how far women still have to go in terms of creating, growing and protecting their wealth. Despite the fact Read More

Why women need male allies in the workplace

Women and groups advocating for gender equality are increasingly urging men to become allies in the fight. Research has shown that in the absence of male support, women have to shoulder the burden of battling routine workplace sexism such as misogynist humor and microaggressions on their own. This can lead to a sense of isolation, stress and exhaustion. But what difference can Read More

Ways to find some ‘me time’ when overbooked is your norm

To-do lists, obligations, and always-on technology are a few factors that make it difficult for people — women in particular — to tune out. But doing so is vital for your health. In today’s constantly connected, hyper-digital age, where hordes of information and people are always at our fingertips, it can be difficult to tune Read More