September 29, 2023

By Loretta L. Worters, Vice President, Media Relations, Triple-I

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) will host its Inclusion in Insurance Global Conference June 13-15 on the New York Hilton Midtown.

The primary in-person worldwide occasion within the convention sequence for the reason that 2019 Ladies in Insurance coverage World Convention, it would carry collectively a whole bunch of insurance coverage professionals, C-suite executives, and consultants on management and variety, fairness, and inclusion (DEI), together with sustainability, wellness, and enterprise leaders for classes devoted to advancing concepts into motion and offering actionable take-aways and techniques.

What makes any convention sturdy is the standard of the content material and its audio system. IICF’s planning committee, which adjustments from 12 months to 12 months, is made up of trade professionals who’re closest to the problems of the day, representing all areas of the USA and the UK within the planning.  It’s an trade working collectively that makes this convention significantly highly effective. 

This 12 months’s convention will characteristic rising matters in management, private {and professional} development, the enterprise of insurance coverage, and the way forward for work.

Management matters embody:

  • Private Finance, with Jean Chatzky — monetary editor of the At the moment Present for 25 years and founder and CEO of and the teaching packages FinanceFixx and InvestingFixx;   
  • Constructing the Public Voice of Ladies, with Emily Donahoe, founder/principal, WOMENSPEAK Coaching; and
  • Navigating Intergenerational Variations, with Chris Desantis, writer, speaker and podcast host of Cubicle Confidential.

Trade matters embody:

  • Attracting Clients to the Insurance coverage Supply (in an Inclusive Approach), with Claire Burns of The Hartford. 

Inclusion matters embody:

  • Altering the Dialog about Bias, Discrimination, and Privilege Utilizing Mind Science, with best-selling writer and speaker Eric Bailey; and

Different audio system embody:

  • Carmen Duarte, vice chairman, Range, Inclusion & Social Affect, Intact Insurance coverage Specialty Options; and

“IICF is thrilled to welcome such an completed subject of audio system for the eleventh 12 months of what was previously often called the IICF Ladies in Insurance coverage Convention Sequence,” stated Elizabeth Myatt, vice chairman, chief program officer, and govt director of the IICF Northeast Division.  “This occasion serves as a robust catalyst for our trade as we carry collectively insurance coverage professionals of all ages and profession phases to debate, study and propel important methods.”

Elizabeth Myatt, vice chairman, chief program officer, and govt director of IICF Northeast Division

Myatt, who has led the convention since its inception, famous that it’s her favourite a part of the job.  “It has been fantastic to see the evolution of the convention sequence,” she stated. “It isn’t simply gender-focused — it’s all sorts of variety, management, and innovation and it’s the enterprise of the trade itself, which has made it so beneficial and significant to attendees.”

Myatt acknowledges the significance of advancing DEI, which should be embedded in all the things within the enterprise, and everybody must see the shared worth. She stated a Congressional report this 12 months spelled out among the methods the place the insurance coverage trade has made an affect. 

“There was progress in gender variety and for African-People, although we have now not made as a lot progress inside the Hispanic group as we’d like,” she stated. “Via our conferences and the IDEA Council’s growth of the IICF Talent Hub – a web based useful resource heart for non-traditional job seekers to find out about insurance coverage trade jobs and profession alternatives – and the Mentoring Alliance, which is able to put together, encourage, and empower various expertise by pairing them with function fashions and allies from main corporations throughout the trade, we’re beginning to see outcomes.”

The theme for the final 4 years of the worldwide convention has been advancing concepts into motion, Myatt stated.  

“We wish to present instruments, in addition to new considering.  We don’t need the concepts which might be shared right here to remain within the room,” she stated. “We plan to arm our viewers with methods to make change, whether or not it’s private, skilled, or cultural.”

To register, for the convention, go to: