September 2021

GWII and IIG host Women’s Day Webinar

The hats we women wear… oh, the hats we wear! We are everything…. We are mothers, wives, career women, entrepreneurs, mompreneurs, homemakers, teachers, cooks, chauffeurs and the list goes on and on. We are fabulous! We are all of that and a bag of chips. We are amazing. The queens of juggling and multitasking. It’s Read More

The power of sleep GWII event

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted a motivational event, on Thursday 26 August, with main sponsor Emerald Africa. Themed The Power of Sleep, guest speaker Joni Peddie, from The Networking Company, spoke to the ladies about the power of sleep, in part two of the Resilience Masterclasses. Sleeping and resilience work hand-in-hand “The reality is Read More

Career women – success stories… Antonia Oakes

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 Antonia Oakes, Retail Executive for Customer Experience at Old Mutual Insure, about her journey and career in the financial services industry and her Read More

Women are less ready for retirement. Here’s how to close the gap

How ready are you for retirement? Whatever your answer is, there’s a good chance it’s less ready than the average man. Unfortunately, there’s a retirement readiness gap between the sexes. Here’s why, and what you can do to close it. It’s common knowledge that South Africans, both men and women at all levels of income, Read More

Women are safeguarding their financial interest

Increasingly women are becoming economically active participants and we see a shift in the traditional role of women, with many being in control of their finances and running single-headed households. “This backdrop also highlights that with increasing levels of education on financial products, solutions and general money management skills, more women are safeguarding their individual Read More

What really happens when you do a sugar detox

The decision to drop sugar out of your diet can be life-changing. While it can have a dramatic impact on your lifestyle and health, quitting sugar is tough and many people cannot make a commitment to permanently cut sugar out of their diet completely While it isn’t easy, there are some benefits that definitely make Read More

Quick law guide: workplace injuries

For all your workplace injuries questions and answers, simply follow our guide below: Who is excluded from claiming compensation from the Fund? What is the procedure to claim compensation from the Fund? What types of compensation are payable? Under what circumstances will the Fund deny or pay additional compensation? How can LegalWise assist you? In terms Read More

Announcement of GWII leadership roles in 2022

As we approach the end of the year, we would like to share some news on the committee front with you. Catherine Pienaar’s (Camargue Underwriting Managers), our President for the last two years, term will expire on 31 December 2021. We need to mention that Catherine’s tenure as President was probably the toughest two years Read More

Women’s Day Sponsor Messages

As Margaret Thatcher said: “If you want something said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman.” “Uyikho Konke“you are indeed everything!!!! Women have the willingness to listen, the patience to understand, the strength to support, the heart to care & just to be there. That is the beauty of a lady! Read More