December 2019

GWII rounds off the year with a fire and ice party

Gauteng Women in Insurance welcomed members to its ‘Fire and Ice’ themed year-end function with main sponsors Marsh, AIG, Guy Carpenter and Innovation Group, and co-sponsors Associated Loss Adjusters, Camargue, HIC Underwriting Managers, Genasys, Sintelum, One, Constantia Insurance, Chubb and Old Mutual Insure. A dramatic effect Hosted at Longmeadow 109 Montecasino Blvd, Fourways, on 14 Read More

Reflections of GWII’s Chairperson… Rianet Whitehead

The year 2019 heralded a change in the Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) committee with Rianet Whitehead stepping in as the new President of GWII. Her abundance of energy and dedication to the organisation is never ending and having served as the President for the past year, in which she steps down at the end Read More

GWII Membership

2019 has been an exciting year for Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) as we have grown exponentially in numbers, events have gone bigger and better and we see fantastic companies host and sponsor functions. What an exciting year it has been! We have had some really nice events on the cards including CPD sessions, mix Read More

Increasing the number of women at leadership level – PwC report

Worldwide, gender equality continues to remain a focus area for many organisations as the awareness around the gender pay gap gains momentum. There is consensus regarding the need to transform boards and companies to bridge the gender pay gap, both from a representational perspective and in terms of pay. There is also a need for Read More

Why the Mediterranean diet works for postmenopausal women

The Mediterranean diet has particular benefits for postmenopausal women, and the good news is that you can still drink wine! New research found that postmenopausal women who follow a Mediterranean diet have higher bone and muscle mass than those who do not. What is the Mediterranean diet? Eating like you live in the Med means Read More

Legal Talk – Domestic Violence and Abuse

South Africa has one of the highest incidences of domestic violence in the world. And, sadly, domestic violence is the most common and widespread human rights abuse in South Africa. Every day, women are murdered, physically and sexually assaulted, threatened and humiliated by their partners, within their own homes. Organisations estimate that one out of Read More