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New guide offers strategies to reduce barriers for women in the actuarial profession

While some promising trends show that more women are bringing their skills and voices to the actuarial profession, the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) recognizes that there is still work to be done. To that end, the CIA is proud to release "Women in the Actuarial Profession – How to increase gender diversity, equity, and inclusion in the actuarial workplace" in alignment with International...

2022 International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day, enjoy the thought-provoking reflections and future aspirations for a gender-equitable profession and learn what we’re doing to #BreakTheBias in this special episode featuring CIA members and special guests.

A lesson in “feeling the fear and doing it anyway” with Angelita Graham

Each election cycle is an opportunity for the CIA to welcome new voices and perspectives to the table. We want all members to feel empowered to stand for election, bringing their diversity of backgrounds, knowledge, and thought to the ballot. Angelita Graham, former CIA Board member and 2020 Award of Excellence recipient, shares her thoughts on Board service and some encouraging words for those...

My gender + My skin color = ?

I cannot help but think about the meaning of being a black woman in corporate Canada. For years, I participated in women’s initiatives that were meant for us to openly discuss our challenges, insecurities, frustrations and aspirations. They provided us with a safe environment where we would unapologetically be ourselves. What happened in these meetings stayed in these meetings... Today, as we...

Guess who’s coming to dinner!

Black History Month (BHM) is a time-honoured tradition, one where we reflect on the enormous contributions Black people have made, and continue to make, in all sectors of society. As the CIA moves forward to address gaps in diversity, equity, and inclusion within the profession, recognizing and celebrating BHM is a small, but important, demonstration of that commitment.

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