Articles tagged "diversity"

Dipping into Diversity – ‘sound bites of thought’ – From tick boxes to genuine inclusion

Here, Helena McGeorge, Member of the Institute’s Diversity and Inclusion Working Group, discusses an article on inclusion and authenticity in the workplace.

One father's motivation to take parental leave - CareerView Podcast

Transactions Actuary at Swiss Re, Eric Tsui, discusses the challenges he encountered when taking parental leave, and the support he received from his employer to do so.

Dipping into Diversity: 'sound bites of thought' - The power of language in ‘fitting in’

How does the nature of the language and idioms you speak influence your perspectives? Here, Lesley Traverso, Convener of the Institute’s Diversity and Inclusion Working Group discusses a TED talk on this fascinating subject.

How to make flexible work arrangements work - CareerView Podcast

This instalment of the Institute's Diversity and Inclusion series asks the Chief Actuary at MLC Insurance, Darren Robinson, about his experience managing employees with flexible work (remote location and part time) arrangements. Darren discusses the value of an 'agile coach' in supporting part-time staff and how productivity, retention and morale can be affected by flexible working.

Building a Gender Diverse Profession

This article looks at data on actuarial students at Macquarie University and the Australian National University (ANU) as well as international analysis, to see how we can attract women to and keep them in the actuarial profession.

Q&A with QBE Chief Risk Officer Mark Baxter

From volunteering to travelling the world and forging a successful and inspiring career, Mark Baxter (Actuary, CRO for QBE Aus and NZ and one of Deloitte's Outstanding 50 LGBTI Leaders of 2018) talks to Adrian Letilovic about mentoring, visibility and LGBTI inclusion.

Gender diversity at work - stories from actuaries

In celebration of International Women’s Day on Thursday 8 March, the Diversity and Inclusion Working Group ran an Insights session to look at gender diversity in the workplace and where to go from here as a profession and a society.

Towards greater diversity - member and committee demographics

Ashish Ahluwalia outlines Actuaries Institute member and committee demographics as he describes the goals of the Institute's Diversity and Inclusion Working Group to promote awareness and inclusiveness.

Young people and Volunteering

With 55% of our members being younger than 34 years old, and only 20% serving on primary committees, the Institute has turned its focus to creating a genuine active dialogue on how we can create more opportunities to engage younger people in our key volunteer programs.

President’s Column – towards an equal playing field

Actuaries Institute President Jenny Lyon comments on the lack of diversity in leadership roles across Australian businesses, and draws our attention to the terminology actuaries use to define themselves. The impact of both issues is important as the Institute’s Council sharpens it’s focus on diversity.

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Introducing the new Diversity and Inclusion Working Group

The Institute has established a new working group to help implement a new Diversity and Inclusion Strategy endorsed by the Institute’s Council at its June meeting. The Group is seeking three male champions.  

President’s Column - Diversity

In his Presidential Column, Lindsay Smartt focuses on diversity and asks whether we are doing enough in this important area.

Actuary's book launches flexible work discussion

Director, actuary, former General Manager of Strategy at Colonial First State/Commonwealth Bank and mother of three, Nicolette Rubinsztein, today launched her first book 'Not Guilty'; a practical guide for 'career mums' who want to better balance professional life and motherhood.

Dive In Festival rallies insurance leaders

On the heels of a successful inaugural Dive In Festival for Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance, held in London in 2015, the Sydney insurance community has come together to bring Dive In to Sydney.

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