GWII gives members ample opportunities to attend events during the course of each year. Events focus on professional and personal growth. We aim to make sure GWII Members look forward to the next event. With each event GWII supports a charity; giving back is a very important part of GWII.
Bottom line - we grow, we learn, we share, we network and we have fun!
Let the fun BE-GIN!
Driven by the high end boutique market, and the use of high quality and interesting botanicals, gin is arguably the world's most fashionable drink.
In collaboration with the 30% Club, GWII hosted our first Leaderwalk of 2019. The Leaderwalk concept nurtures the advancement of senior management and aspiring leaders by providing a platform to share expertise, master skillsets and cement networks.
Gauteng Women In Insurance invited members to its first Continuous Professional Development (CPD) session in proud association with Discovery Insure, Cyber Safe Consultants, Webber Wentzel and powered by Camargue Underwriting Managers.
Female entrepreneurship… in a remarkable way #betterfutures
Gauteng Women in Insurance welcomed members to its first event of the year, at Hollard's Villa Arcadia, with Hollard Insure as the main sponsor.
Event dates to diarise in 2019
The GWII committee has some really nice events on the cards with a new format including CPD sessions and mix n mingles. Please diarise the following event dates and keep an eye out for the invites so that you can RSVP.
Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted their annual golf day at the magnificent Steyn City Golf Club in Midrand with main sponsors Auto & General and Tracker, and co-sponsors Chubb, Glasfit, Guardrisk, Oaktree Intermediaries and One Sure.
GWII rounds off the year celebrating #Superwomen
Gauteng Women in Insurance welcomed members to its ‘Everyday Superhero' themed year-end function with main sponsor Marsh, co-sponsors Aon, One Sure and Old Mutual Insure, and complimentary sponsors Associated Loss Adjusters, CIA, Constantia Insurance, Discovery Insure, HIC Underwriting Managers, Miway and Sintelum.
What a night for Paint Nite!
The Gauteng Women in Insurance in collaboration with Fulcrum hosted our finale pop-up event for 2018! The theme chosen for the evening was “We heart our Cityscapes” and the event was held at Higher Ground Restaurant overlooking the Sandton sunset skyline to add to the ambience.
An afternoon of bowls
As we say goodbye to winter and welcome spring, Gauteng Women In Insurance (GWII) rallied up the ladies for a fun filled afternoon of bowls, sponsored by Innosys, at the Killarney Country Club on 24 August.
Celebrating extraordinary South African women
Unique, out of the ordinary and rare are just some of the words that sum up extraordinary women.
With this in mind, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted a breakfast in celebration of women's month themed ‘Extraordinary South African Women', at Moyo Zoo Lake, with AIG and JLT as the main sponsors, and Innovation Group and Oakhurst Insurance as co-sponsors.
Gauteng Women in Insurance members attended the sushi pop up event at Simply Asia in Boskruin for a fun night of learning how to make sushi.
Nom, nom, nom…
Thank you to the event sponsors One Sure and Transition Risk Solutions.
To all GWII members… despite the multitude of fears you may have remember, ‘she who is brave is free'.
Gauteng Women in Insurance hosted the Leader Walk on 18 June to nurture the development of aspiring leaders and to help them unlock their full potential.
During an interactive networking breakfast that encouraged meaningful engagement and dialogue each table was hosted by a leader who imparted knowledge, experience and words of wisdom, while directing the conversation.
The ripple effect
A ripple effect is defined as ‘a spreading effect or series of consequences caused by a single action or event.' Ripples affect families, friendships, careers and negatively impact hundreds of lives in countless ways. Every action has a reaction and how one handles it, is a story of its own to tell.
Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) welcomed members to a special event with one of the most inspiring and energetic individuals, Lee Den Hond on 8 March at the Bryanston Country Club. Emerald Africa and Oakhurst Insurance Company were the main sponsors of the event and additional sponsors Michael Barker & Partners and Aladdin Software.
Gauteng Women in Insurance hosted its very first Crafters Boutique in Randburg. The boutique showcased different vendor crafts from handmade items, to jewellery, clothing, delicious eats, baby items, handbags and much!
Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted their annual golf day at the magnificent Steyn City Golf Club in Midrand
Setting the scene for fun, with festive fiesta banners, colourful bunting over the tables styled with sombreros and Mexican elements, the amigos (members) donned on bold colours and super-caliente fun wear taking them from ordinary to olé!
With their own vibe, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) members, non-members and family members ended Friday evening off on the right foot as they kept their feet tapping and heads nodding with something a little different – GWII's Silent Disco Pop-Up.
Save the serious stuff for the serious tournaments!
Getting together with the ladies for an afternoon of bowls is a great way to mix exercise and encourage friendly competition.
Gauteng Women In Insurance (GWII) rallied up the ladies for an afternoon of bowls, sponsored by Innosys, at the Killarney Country Club on 25 August.
In grand celebration and splendour, Gauteng Women in Insurance welcomed members to its fifth birthday bash carnival on Tuesday 8 August at Aon South Africa, with Aon South Africa as the main sponsor.
Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted a breakfast with the theme "A Winter's Tale" at Moyo Zoo Lake with JLT as the main sponsor as well as Cunningham Lindsay and Old Mutual Insure as co-sponsors.
The winter solstice marks the day with the shortest period of daylight and the longest night of the year.
In the Northern Hemisphere, it always occurs around December 21 or 22. In the Southern Hemisphere, it is around June 20 or 21.
Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted its first pop up fashion show event on 26 April 2017
“Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind. ” Virginia Woolf (A Room of One&rsquos Own)
On an overcast Wednesday evening members of Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) came together at the Longmeadow Function venue in Fourways. On entrance the ladies were exposed to a combination of pink feathers and hay bales as the theme for this year was Cowgirls and Angels.
Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted their second annual golf day at the magnificent Steyn City Golf Club in Midrand which was partly sponsored by Auto & General.
Butterflies never stay in one place for very long. They move from flower to flower, gathering nectar, obviously busy but never appearing anything except beautiful, graceful, and eye-catching.
We all need to be uplifted and encouraged from time to time and with that being said, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII), hosted an event at the Hyatt in Rosebank, with the theme "Ideas like shoes".
Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) recently hosted its second event for 2016 at Hollard's Villa Arcadia. The event was titled Head North for Success and hosted Khanyi Dhlomo, guest speaker who holds a number of accolades and was named one of Forbes' magazine's 20 Most Powerful Women in Africa aged under 40. Dhlomo addressed the GWII ladies about the principles of leadership in business.
We all want to be the best we can be and with that being said, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) in partnership with Santam hosted an event themed 'The Best of Me' in Sandton.
It is that time of the year where we reflect on the past year and prepare for the year ahead. The best way to make it memorable is to gather together and celebrate in style.
Save the serious golfing for the serious tournaments!
Getting together with the ladies for a round of golf is a great way to mix exercise and friendly competition.
(GWII), supported by AIG and Willis, held a breakfast event in Sandton this week focussed on diversity and the empowerment of women in business.
In France ladies claim their femininity and use it proudly. French women do feminine and they do it very well. They exude confidence and carry themselves with poise and there is an affectation to it.
On Saturday 25 July, at the Saxon Hotel Convention Lounge, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted an exclusive brunch with Inga Beale, CEO Lloyd's of London, who kindly offered up some of her time while she visits South Africa, to spend with a few ladies within the insurance industry. She shared her journey with the ladies providing guidance, motivation and inspiration.
There are countless women who are battling breast cancer, many who are more than conquerors and to these women; we salute you in walking this journey, one that affects not only you, but also your family and friends.
The most successful women in the world have grabbed every opportunity afforded to them, and have created opportunities for themselves.
An unknown author once said, “Life is too short to be anything but happy, love deeply, forgive quickly, take chances, give everything with no regrets, forget the past with exception of what you have learned and remember everything happens for a reason.”
Most people often associate the word 'bling' with expensive and flashy jewelry, clothing, or other possessions. In other words, dressing or adorning in a flashy way, imitative of jewelry clashing together or of light reflecting off jewelry.
Spring has sprung and the bees are humming! The season everyone has been waiting for is here and what better way to celebrate than with a splash of colour, colour, colour.
A wonderful time and a fun day out for the ladies.
The ladies from Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) and the Insurance Institute of Gauteng (IIG) gathered for a fun networking session at Longmeadow Restaurant and Piano Lounge in Fourways on the 6th of August.
GWII's second event for the year was held on the 14th of May 2014 at Innovation House in Randburg. The event was sponsored by Innovation Group and Aquarius Underwriting Managers (AUM).
GWII started the year on a high note with a Valentine's Breakfast on the 14th of February at the beautiful Villa Arcadia at Hollard's offices in Parktown.
GWII ended the year on a high note with our Year End Function on the 19th of November at Norton Rose Fulbright SA.
Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII), a network for women working in the insurance industry, held their second official get together on Wednesday August 7.
To meet your peers in the industry and find some synergy in what we love and find challenging about our industry