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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Strategy in Action in the CAS
In October 2020, the CAS adopted a Strategic Approach to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, which is now going through an annual review process, to be revised at the beginning of 2022. The 2020/2021 strategy included seven principles that guided CAS DE&I activities over the past year. The following table shows the 2020 strategic principles on … Read more
Looking to the Future of Working Women After One Year of COVID
As Women’s History Month 2021 ends, let’s discuss women’s futures. We devote the month of March to honoring the accomplishments of women around the world. Many of them took big risks and suffered many setbacks on the way to achieving greatness. Over the centuries, women have gained the right to vote, taken on a major … Read more
Posted in Communications, Diversity.
Join the Diversity Impact Group to Contribute to our DE&I Efforts
This summer has seen a lot of activity related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) efforts within the CAS and the broader actuarial profession, and there’s much more on the way. CAS members have a strong passion for DE&I issues, and we are aware of growing interest among members to get involved with this work. … Read more
Posted in Communications, Diversity, Future of the Profession.
Responding to Protests and Police Violence in the US
No doubt, over the next few days or weeks, we will see several articles about the insurance impacts of widespread protests, riots, and looting around the country. While the financial impact is important and relevant to our employers, there’s another impact we should be considering – employees and colleagues of color, especially black and brown … Read more
CAS’ Continuing Diversity Efforts
Led by the CAS Diversity Committee, the CAS continues to ramp up efforts to promote diversity and inclusion within the actuarial profession. Last year, we organized or supported a number of signature events, such as: Our general session on diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the 2018 Spring Meeting, Presentations by the International Association of Black … Read more
Posted in Diversity, Future of the Profession.
Women’s Actuarial Professionals Network (WAPN) dives into Confidence and Negotiation Skills for Women in the Workplace
PwC hosted its second Women’s Actuarial Professionals Network event in its New York City office on March 22, 2017. While the event brought together women in the actuarial and insurance fields, event organizer and CAS Fellow Kuda Chibanda made it clear that the topics of discussion could be applicable to women in any profession. Despite … Read more