Women to Watch Virtual Awards & Leadership Conference Agenda
Leading Through Times of Adversity
Agenda time zone: Eastern Time
2020 honorees answer the question: How are women in insurance rising to the challenge of leading during these adverse times?
Dame Inga Beale, is a British businesswoman who began her career in 1982 as an underwriter at Prudential Assurance Company in London. During her 38 year career, Inga forged a path in a predominantly male industry, ultimately becoming CEO of Lloyds of London in 2014; the first female to do so in its 326-year history. Leading the global insurance and reinsurance market Inga embedded modernization and cultural change during her tenure and was the first leader to move the company from paper-based to digital. Join us as we talk with Inga about her journey and how it shaped her understanding of ‘inclusivity’, and how crucial it is for both an individual – and a business – to flourish.
Fireside chat moderated by Linda Lane
2020 honorees answer the question: Looking forward, what opportunities are you most excited about for women in the insurance industry?
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Carla Harris's critically acclaimed book Expect to Win
is a true playbook for success and a testament to her own illustrious
and inspiring career. Carla will share her best career advice for women
along with why this philosophy can revolutionize your thinking.
2020 honorees answer the question: What has been your biggest hurdle as a woman in your career up to this point and how did you overcome it?
Women to Watch Alumnus from a variety of years join us to answer the following questions:
- How have you grown in your career since being named a Woman to Watch?
- What does the recognition of being a Business Insurance Woman to Watch mean to you?
- How are women in insurance rising to the challenge of leading during these adverse times?
- Looking forward, what opportunities are you most excited about for women in the insurance industry?
- What is your advice to young women who are considering a career in insurance?
This distinguished panel of CEOs will discuss the challenges arising from a global pandemic, the lessons learned and the difficulties ahead as they address the shortage of talent, the need for increased diversity and the opportunities for women.
Session moderated by Danielle Lisenbey
2020 honorees answer the questions:
Have you been mentored or inspired by another Women to Watch Alumnus during your career?
What is your advice to young women who are considering a career in insurance?