November 2019

Event dates to diarise in 2020

We have some really nice events on the cards with CPD sessions, mix n mingles, networking events and Leaderwalk events. Please diarise the following event dates and keep an eye out for the invites so that you can RSVP as soon as possible: The Networking/Motivational Events for the year will be on: 24 February 2020 Read More

GWII hosts annual Golf Day

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted their annual golf day at the magnificent Steyn City Golf Club in Midrand with main sponsor Auto & General, and co-sponsors Clyde & Co, Camargue, Discovery, Innovation Group, Leppard, MiWay, and Tracker. Getting together with the ladies for a round of golf is a great way to mix exercise Read More

Women in finance speak out for greater inclusion

The financial services industry has a reputation for being male-dominated. According to Catalyst, a global non-profit that helps organisations accelerate progress for women at work, women held just 12% of CFO roles globally in 2018. “Female talent remains one of the most underutilised business resources,” write the authors of the 2017 World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Read More

Financial challenges facing the modern woman

Research by the World Health Organization suggests that women could live to up to eight years longer than their male counterparts. While having greater longevity than a man may seem great, it means that our investment or retirement funds will have to last longer too. But sometimes we have to take a break from work Read More

Behavioural qualities that make women better investors

A recent study by the Warwick Business School, which analysed the behaviour and returns of 2800 investors over three years, found that women outperform men by 1.8%. By looking at a range of criteria, the study was able to ascertain a number of significant differences between the genders when it came to their investment behaviour. Read More

The power of creating your own personal brand

Building a personal brand is one of the most important things you can do to set yourself apart from the rest of the pack. We are living in a highly competitive world where jobs, especially good jobs, are hard to come by. South Africa’s unemployment rate for the first quarter of the year soared to Read More

What self-care looks like for the sandwich generation

I don’t have time to fall apart. There is too much relying on me… I had my children so late that when I went through early menopause three years after my second child was born, I realised I’d been pushing my luck waiting so long. Truthfully, I hadn’t felt ready to have kids a minute Read More

GWII Women in Leadership Development (WiLD) Programme 2020

In association with Concordia, GWII is bringing back the Women in Leadership Development (WiLD) Programme! BOOK YOUR SPOT FOR 2020! To register, email: Leeann@concordia-coaching.com The deadline for registrations is 5 January 2020.

Legal Talk – You have been accused of an offence

There are certain notifications that can be sent to a person, who allegedly committed an offence (“the accused”), and it is of utmost importance to understand what these different notifications mean. These notifications will inform the accused of the charge made against him/her and that s/he has to appear in court on a certain date. Read More

Event dates to diarise in 2020

The GWII has some really nice events on the cards with CPD sessions, mix n mingles, networking events and Leaderwalk events. Please diarise the following event dates and keep an eye out for the invites so that you can RSVP as soon as possible: The Networking/Motivational Events for the year will be on: 24 February Read More