February 2022

Meet the new GWII committee members

  Catherine Albertyn Garrun Group Tell us a little about yourself and your career in insurance. In 1995 I started my BCom at Wits, and chose Economics, Insurance and Risk Management as my majors – so yes- I chose insurance as a career! My first job was at Motor Claims Bureau (MCB), where I was Read More

GWII past president, Annelot Schrijver, chats about life, after insurance

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) recently chatted to Annelot Schrijver, Past President (2013-2014) of the GWII, about her life after insurance… she tells us about her newly acquired Resonance Repatterning skills, as well as her new role as career counselor, having worked 30 years in the insurance industry. A Q&A session Q. Life after insurance… Read More

Insights on how women invest – myth busters

You’ve no doubt seen many articles in the media around women and investing. Waldette Stoffberg, Business Development Manager at Glacier by Sanlam, shares her view on some of the changes she’s seen over the years. Have you seen a shift in attitudes towards investing, or a change in the types of products taken up by Read More

The best networking questions to ask

Communication experts agree that questions are a great way to build rapport and demonstrate interest in others while also gathering important information. Networking events are the perfect time to stretch your questioning skills. By asking a few thoughtful networking questions, you can learn a lot about the person in front of you, their field and Read More

Heart health for women

According to the American Heart Association, “cardiovascular diseases kill 1 in 3 women, but up to 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented.” Because women sometimes experience milder symptoms of heart disease, it can be more difficult to recognize the warning signs. Be proactive in protecting your health – learn the signs and risk Read More

I woke up like this! Awesome overnight skincare routines you have to try

Overnight skincare routines are crucial for the health of your skin. Busy mornings deprive most people of the time they need for a complete skincare routine. Nighttime regimens are great since they allow skincare products to work while you are sleeping. Here are a few nighttime routines you should try for amazing skin. Enjoy an overnight Read More

Legal talk: parental rights and responsibilities

Ever wondered what rights and responsibilities you have as a parent? The Children’s Act 38 of 2005 provides that a parent has the following rights and responsibilities towards his/her child: to care for a child; to keep contact with a child; to act as guardian of a child; and to contribute to the maintenance of Read More