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Webinar Invitation: “Investing in Women”

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has invited ISC to join “Investing in Women: New Evidence for the Business Case,” a webinar, on Wednesday, May 17 from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. EDT. Mary Porter Peschka, Director of Cross Cutting Advisory Solutions, will show how IFC clients and partners have grown, profited and innovated by closing gaps between men and women as employees, customers and communit... Read More »

iWIN Forum - Opportunity Knocks

The Worshipful Company of Insurers is holding its second iWIN Forum of 2017 on the 8 May 2017. Key speakers are, Chris Beazley CEO & Teresa Bentley Senior Manager - London Market Group, Jonathan Howe - PwC UK partner and Sian Fisher - CEO of The Chartered Insurance Institute. The Panel will be chaired by Sian Fisher and she will be joined by Barbara Merry, Barbara Schonhofer... Read More »

Leading Across Generations, January 2017

ISC would like to introduce you to a one-day conference on Leading Across Generations, hosted by the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) on 26 January.  The event gives you a unique opportunity to: * Hear inspirational stories from pleading women including Lynsey Cross, Sian Fisher and Victoria Knight as well as gain practical advice on being a leader in today’s diverse workplace * Net... Read More »

Congratulations to ISC Committee Member Inga Beale

Inga Beale, the chief executive of Lloyd’s, has been made a dame in the UK’s New Year’s Honours List for her services to the economy. Beale became the first female chief executive of the market in its 328-year history in 2014. As well as being credited for ongoing modernisation efforts at Lloyd’s Beale is a high profile campaigner for diversity in the both the re/insurance industry and business mo... Read More »

Coram, “Crossing the Line” - 8 December

On Thursday 08th December a charity event in aid of Coram, the oldest Children’s’ Charity in the UK will be held at The Aon Building courtesy of Aon. The event is entitled “Crossing the Line” and will comprise a panel discussion  focussing on the role of women in sport. The panel will be made up of British adventurer, author and speaker Sarah Outen along with Niamh Briggs, captain of the Ireland W... Read More »

Big Interview with Cover Magazine: CII’s Sian Fisher

The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) set up Insuring Women’s Futures to examine how the insurance industry interacts with women and women’s risks. Fiona Murphy speaks to the CII’s chief executive Sian Fisher at a launch event partnering with the HeForShe movement. http://www.covermagazine.co.uk/cover/feature/2471986/big-interview-ciis-sian-fisher Fiona Murphy: How did the HeFo... Read More »

ISC Cocktails at Monte Carlo RVS 2016

The Insurance Supper Club would like to thank ISC members Cecile Coune, CEO, Aviabel and Day Bishop, Insurance Investment Risk and Talent Management, Willis Towers Watson, New York and colleague Kevin Gregson, Americas Leader, Insurance Industry at Willis Towers Watson, New York for hosting and sponsoring our MCRe 2016 ISC Cocktails. Barbara Schonhofer, ISC Founder and her fellow hosts welcomed ou... Read More »

Speed mentoring at Aon 6 Sept 2016

ISC was delighted to see over 80 people gather at the iconic Leadenhall Building for a high energy and fun speed mentoring event on 6 September. The event was generously sponsored by Aon and hosted by Dominic Christian, Executive Chairman of Aon Benfield International and CEO, Aon UK Limited and Julie Page, Managing Director, UK National at Aon Risk Solutions. Barbara Schonhofer, ISC Founder and B... Read More »

Dive In Festival - September 2016

The Insurance Supper Club is looking forward to being part of Dive In this September.  The Dive In festival for diversity & inclusion in insurance will take place in London and 16 cities across 4 continents from 27th – 29th September 2016. Get ready to Play your Part. More events are being added each week - all are free to attend and open to everyone working in insurance to help get fit ... Read More »

Message from Barbara Schonhofer, Founder, ISC

A group of 20 guests and ISC women had a great roundtable discussion on 23 June at a private dinner hosted by ISC member Amanda Blanc CEO AXA UK & Ireland and sponsored by AXA who are committed to a more collaborative future.  Together with our guest speaker Richard Hytner we shared experiences, ideas and laughed a lot while being full of trepidation as to the results of a bitterly fought refe... Read More »

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