Diversity

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 »

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The launch of ‘Dive In’

Here at The Insurance Supper Club (ISC) we are excited by the launch of ‘Dive In’. Dive In is a unique diversity and inclusion festival for everyone across the Lloyd’s Market. It will take place at 12 different venues across the City of London from 29th September – 2nd October 2015. It is free to attend, and includes talks, a photographic exhibition, speed mentoring and workshops. Speakers includi... Read More »

Monica Allanach Lecture

The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries are inviting ISC members to attend a lecture, to celebrate Monica Allanach’s exceptional career. Throughout her lifetime Monica supported and influenced many actuaries, particularly women To recognise her achievement, the IFoA and Prudential UK and Europe are holding a lecture and drinks reception in her name. The lecture Sex in the 21st Century will be... Read More »

Why Some Teams Are Smarter Than Others

Article in the New York Times JAN. 16, 2015 “Sounds familiar? Most of you will relate to this skill - it will serve you well if practised. When you next find yourself ‘mind-reading’ consciously ‘anchor’ what you are learning and then decide how best to use that information (with care!).” Diane King - March 2015   Read the article.   Click b... Read More »

Clem Booth talks about the value of diversity in the workplace

Clem Booth, a native of South Africa and an insurance industry veteran, talks about the value of diversity in the workplace. In June 2013 Clem Booth addressed the IICF Women in Insurance Conference in New York on diversity in the workplace and touched on 3 key themes, Diversity, Women in Business and What To Do. The presentation starts: “Thank you for the introduction and for the invitation ... Read More »

2013 Philadelphia (USA) Insurance Supper Club Dinner

Towers Watson sponsors ISC’s inaugural Philadelphia dinner. The Insurance Supper Club’s (ISC) inaugural Philadelphia dinner, held on 15 October 2013 at R2L Restaurant, was a fabulous success. Hosted by Patricia “Tricia” Guinn, Managing Director of Risk and Financial Services for Towers Watson, the event attracted a diverse and dynamic group of 24 senior female executives. The event began wit... Read More »

Insurance day article - the growing number of high-level vacancies

This insurance day article discusses the growing number of high-level vacancies and the challenges this poses for diversity in the London market, with contributions from Barbara Schonhofer CEO of Executive Search for the Jacobson group. Read More »

2013 Annual Supper Club Dinner

Catlin sponsors ISC to launch annual event for woman in the City. The Insurance Supper Club (newly branded ISC) is a growing global networking group of senior female business leaders and advisors in the insurance and related financial services industries. The club has been in existence for five years and has developed into a cross-border network of more than 200 senior female executives. ISC aims ... Read More »

Womens’s History Event March 2013

Women Impacting Leadership (WIL) and AON Women’s History Month Event. On March 21, 2013 at the CNA Plaza in Chicago, WIL and AON hosted a women’s history event featuring a speaker panel of Monica Marcel, Founding Partner of Language & Culture Worldwide LLC; Barbara Schönhofer, Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Global Executive Search, for The Jacobson Group; and Barbara Zeitz,... Read More »