January 2022

Say HELLO to GWII’s new President… Catherine Naidoo

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) is pleased to announce that Catherine Naidoo (Innovation Group), has assumed the position of GWII President for 2022. On behalf of Catherine and the GWII Committee we would like to thank Catherine Pienaar (2020/2021 GWII President) for all her efforts in leading GWII during the past two years. Catherine’s effort Read More

Meet GWII’s new Deputy President Shaazia Khan

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) is pleased to announce that Shaazia Khan, a GWII committee member, has assumed the position of GWII Deputy President for 2022. Shaazia joined GWII as a member in 2020 and was elected to the committee in 2021. Stepping in as the new Deputy President, Shaazia tells us a little bit Read More

Cheers to New Year’s resolutions

Whether you make a formal resolutions list or not, the start of the New Year reignites the determination to do a little better than the last year. So, in the spirit of looking forward to a healthy, happy and successful year ahead, here are five New Year’s resolutions. 1. Get more sleep Break night owl Read More

A list that’s worth making part of your life, long-term

Making new year’s resolutions is a piece of cake. Sticking to them is another story. The key? Add things to your list that are worth making part of your life long-term. 1.Set realistic goals Before addressing what it is you want to achieve this year, remember that a good goal is a realistic goal. More Read More

Your financial health in 2022

Here are a few tips for how to get your finances on track in 2022. Determine your goals. Laying out your goals and writing them down is the first step to staying on the right financial track. What is most important to you? Whether it is saving for your child’s college or funding your own retirement, Read More

The unique insurance needs of women

The well-known African proverb says, “If you educate a man, you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman, you educate a nation”, frankly it could have gone on to say, “If you financially empower a woman, you empower a nation.” Such is the role of women in our societies. Women have unique financial Read More

Women need a network of champions

Women must advocate for themselves if they want to move their careers forward. But to succeed, they can’t go it alone. All successful leaders need a network of champions — including mentors and sponsors. The people around you have the ability to either support or hinder your growth towards becoming the best leader you can Read More

Access to justice as a human right

Human Rights are the fundamental rights that every individual is born with. These rights are based on the general values of society and are protected in the Bill of Rights, which forms Chapter 2 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa (“Constitution”). The significance of the Bill of Rights lies in South Africa’s past: Read More