July 2021

GWII Leaderwalk: Unstucking for post pandemic success

In collaboration with Business Engage and the 30% Club, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted a Leaderwalk on 9 June, with main sponsor, Marsh, and co-sponsors Camargue, F&I Insurance, F&I Reinsurance and Genasys. The Leaderwalk concept nurtures the advancement of senior management and aspiring leaders by providing a platform to share expertise, master skillsets and Read More

GWII CPD session: Disruptors in Business. Agile Insurance for the future’

On the topic of disruptors in business, Gauteng Women In Insurance (GWII) hosted a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) session on 23 June, proudly sponsored by Old Mutual Insure. Speaker Karen Naidoo, who has more than 20 years’ experience in the short term insurance sector, the corporate insurance field and risk management, and is currently the Read More

South Africa’s women are financially savvy

South Africa’s women are financially savvy with more women having life cover, and keeping it, than men. 1Life’s research shows that 12% more women have life cover than men. Similarly, women have also been more careful about keeping this cover in place during COVID-19 compared not only to their male counterparts but, to the same Read More

Balancing gender diversity and inclusion

In balancing gender diversity and inclusion (D&I) practices, employers have long signalled the equal opportunity tag line. One does not require science to show that we are still a long way from balance. According to a 2020 study conducted by BCG and the UN Women, Covid-19 intensifies the pressure on this subject. Given the economic Read More

Studies find links between oral hygiene and self-esteem

Phillipsrecently revealed the results of the study on the “Evolution of oral health during the pandemic,” and the results are no surprise, the state of your teeth has a great impact on your self-esteem A similar study published in the Journal of Community Health Nursing 2006 also found that a person’s self-esteem also had an impact Read More

5 Reasons you hair just isn’t growing

The way you look can sometimes be a window into your health and wellbeing The way your hair looks can also give you some insight. While our hair grows at different rates, in different textures and different colours your hair should always grow. Here are 5 health issues that could be behind your hair not 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