April 2022

A financial fitness test for women (and everyone)

As the new year gains momentum, many of us are focused on getting in shape – not just physically, but also in terms of our financial health. It’s a time for taking stock, seeing how we could be managing our money better and reassessing long-term goals. “When it comes to financial health – as with Read More

Creating an enabling post-pandemic environment for women to rise

The pandemic may have set gender parity progress back by a generation, according to the World Economic Forum. There’s also been an increase in gender-based violence, primarily linked to lockdowns. And there’s an increasing financial gap between men and women. As the global economy slowly recovers and we embrace the new normal, how are women being empowered Read More

Superwoman? Stop! Your health depends on it!

How often have you heard women say they are striving to “have it all?” I hear it all the time. And what does it mean? It means being a fantastic mother, great wife, partner and powerhouse in your career — all at the same time. Does that sound as absurd to you as it does to Read More

Legal talk: Car accidents: claiming compensation

If you have been involved in a car accident and it is not your fault, you may wish to claim compensation for personal injury and/or damage to your vehicle. Kirstie Haslam, partner at DSC Attorneys, answers some common questions about what to do after a car accident. Must I report a car accident to the Read More

Doing More With Less

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted a motivational event, themed Doing More With Less, on Wednesday 16 March, with main sponsor Constantia Insurance, co-sponsors, Bair Recruitment, Bryte Insurance, Genasys, King Price, MiWay and Yard Insurance, and complementary sponsors, GIB and Lloyd’s. Born without arms, not without attitude, Nicky Abdinor, Clinical Psychologist, International Keynote Speaker and Read More

CPD session – What does the customer of the future look like?

On the topic of customer experience and product development trends, Gauteng Women In Insurance (GWII) hosted a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) session on 14 March, proudly sponsored by Old Mutual Insure. Speaker Antonia Oakes, Old Mutual Insure’s Executive for Customer Experience and Responsible Business spoke about the customer of the future, the key customer experience Read More

GWII LeaderWalk – Leadership Pain

In collaboration with Business Engage and the 30% Club, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted a Leaderwalk on 8 March, with sponsors F&I Insurance and F&I Re. Themed Leadership Pain, guest speaker Max Moyo, a global public speaker, author, leadership catalyst and human transformation coach shared practical insights on the key drivers of leadership. Leadership Read More