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How to Support Your Trans Coworkers
Pride month, held annually in June, will come and go every year, but the LGBTQIA+* people in your life need your support year-round. As a transgender woman actuary, I’d like to discuss several things actuarial colleagues can do all year long to promote a safe environment for their transgender coworkers. Use the Correct Pronouns In … Read more
Top 5 Reasons to Attend 2022 Annual Meeting
5. Network With Your Peers This one might seem obvious to CAS members: Annual Meeting is the perfect time to catch up with colleagues you only get to see a few times a year, whether that be in person or virtually. “Our in-person meetings have long been an opportunity for our members to see each … Read more
Posted in Communications, Events.
Actuaries in Tech Feature: Aaron Wright
Interview with Aaron Wright, FCAS, director of strategy, Earnix. What is your current role? I am the director of strategy at Earnix, the premier provider of mission-critical solutions that transform how global insurers are run. Utilizing my insurance expertise, I set company strategy and work with global insurance companies to modernize their insurance technology stack. … Read more
Can Actuaries Make It in Non-Actuarial Roles?
I recently had the opportunity to speak at the 2021 CAS Spring meeting on the topic of “Business Analytics: What Does It Take for an Actuary to Succeed in Other Insurance Functions?” and thought I’d share some thoughts here as well. Actuaries are in a unique industry position. There are few other training paths that … Read more
Voices of Actuaries in Community
Throughout the month of June, the CAS shared some of the best moments featuring CAS members and community on our LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter platforms using the hashtag #ActuariesinCOMMUNITY. We received many wonderful submissions from our members sharing their stories of how they serve their communities. Read some of the highlights below: Yvonne Palm, CAS … Read more
National Volunteer Week
In honor of National Volunteer Week, I’d like to share a bit about why I volunteer for the CAS Syllabus and Exam Committee. As you spend years of your journey to becoming an actuary on exam preparation, some of you probably don’t consider the massive amount of effort going on behind the scenes to compile … Read more
Posted in Communications, Volunteerism.
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
From Actuary to CEO: A Conversation with Kathy Antonello
For my President’s Message columns published in the Actuarial Review magazine, I will be talking to distinguished actuaries who embody the new Envisioned Future for the CAS. Videos of these interviews will be available as Web Exclusives on the Actuarial Review website and the CAS YouTube channel. “I moved to Reno about 18 months ago for a new adventure and to … Read more
Posted in Actuarial Review, Communications, From the President.
CAS Unveils New Three-Year Strategic Plan
As many CAS members know, the CAS has officially unveiled its new Strategic Plan. This plan is the culmination of an extraordinary amount of careful thought, discussion and decision making. At the time I officially began my role at the CAS this past January, we could not have anticipated the enormous challenges this year would … Read more
Disability in the Workplace
This year will undoubtedly be one for the history books for many reasons – the political landscape and related policy discussions, social and racial unrest and the new realities of COVID-19. As a result, we’ve all had opportunities to gain new perspectives that help our individual growth. One of my most meaningful learnings from the … Read more
Posted in Communications, Diversity, Future of the Profession.