Actuaries are experts in financial risk management, a constantly changing field that must be well regulated to protect the Canadian public. We have a duty to share our knowledge with decision makers. By taking a frequent stand on relevant topics, we also make our voices heard and engage in essential discussions for society.
Data science and actuarial science are both multidisciplinary in nature; they extract insights from data and require strong understanding of the underlying business processes and domain knowledge to be successful at accomplishing the task. A deeper understanding of data science can allow actuaries to leverage data science results in their work and find more applications in emerging practice areas.
Held annually on March 8, International Women’s Day (IWD) is the chance to celebrate the excellence of women and girls worldwide.
This year the Institute is showing its support by participating in IWD’s #ChooseToChallenge while saluting women in the actuarial profession whose representation and accomplishments have paved the way for change.
The journey to Fellowship is never easy, and for Black actuaries, it can be further nuanced by discrimination and a lack of awareness about the profession among other material barriers to entry. Gloria Asare, ACIA, FCAS, and International Association of Black Actuaries (IABA) leader highlights the significance of acknowledging Black History Month and working towards a more equitable profession...