September 2022

GWII LeaderWalk – High Touch Leadership For Hybrid

Join GWII for the LeaderWalk – High Touch Leadership For Hybrid EVENT DETAILS Date: Tuesday, 20 September 2022 Time: 8:00am – 11:00am Speaker: Nikki Bush Platform: Zoom AGENDA 08:15: Welcome and Format 08:30: Guest Speaker 09:10: Q&A 09:20: Interactive Breakaway Sessions 10:00: Session Feedback 10:25: Closing RSVP: Topic:  In this interactive and engaging presentation 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

Diamond in the rough… Women’s Day event

In celebration of Women’s Day, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII), in collaboration with the Insurance Institute of Gauteng (IIG), hosted a Women’s Day event, on 4 August, themed ‘Diamond in the Rough’ with main sponsor Discovery, co-sponsors Emerald Risk Transfer, Hollard and Sasria, and partner sponsors Camargue Underwriting Managers, Credit Guarantee Insurance, F&I Insurance , Read More

It’ll take over 120 years to close the gender pay gap in sub-Saharan Africa

Globally, 2.4 billion women of working age still don’t have equal economic opportunities. Now is the time to accelerate gender equity for a more sustainable future for all.  At the recent ‘Lead with Her’ global conference, hosted by Duke Corporate Education and sponsored by Sanlam, women changemakers discussed how to lift one another up and #breakthebias. Sanlam’s Read More

Here’s how to propel more women into the c-suite

During my days as a higher education administrator, I asked a very talented deputy to develop a list of candidates for a senior executive role that had just opened. She came back with excellent recommendations. There was just one problem. “Why didn’t you put yourself on this list?” I asked her. “You’re more than qualified.” Read More

Women’s health is better when women have more control in their society

Gender disparities in health are not a phenomenon unique to the pandemic. Long before COVID-19, women made less money than men, had more childcare responsibilities and were at increased risk of gender-based violence. But now, the pandemic has made them, and their children, even more vulnerable. Women typically live longer than men but experience generally worse health, including higher risk for many chronic diseases, Read More

Studies show exercises can lower stress and heighten productivity

Studies show that work-day exercise, not only improves well-being but participants noted a 72% improvement in time management and workload completed on days when they exercised. Low-intensity aerobic exercise is more effective than high-intensity exercise for improving productivity. “Sit less, move more” workplace studies show that exercise boosts energies to recoup lost productivity. Ways that Read More

Keep abreast of lumps

Finding a lump in your breast can be very scary. But not all lumps indicate cancer. Benign breast conditions can occur in both women and men. Breast tissue changes during a woman’s life. It is sensitive to changing hormone levels during the menstrual cycle. If you notice any breast changes, you should go to your Read More

Harassment and Protection Orders

What is harassment? When a person’s behaviour is so extreme, abusive or rude that it causes harm to another person or makes another person believe that s/he will suffer harm. This may include mental, psychological, physical or financial harm. Harassment may be caused, for example, by a person: following, communicating with, watching, or bothering another Read More