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Contributing to a public-focused profession

“The challenge for any professional organization is managing public interest and the professional interests of its members,” says Michel Simard, CIA Executive Director. Through its programs and activities, the Institute upholds its guiding principle of putting public interest above the needs of the profession and its members. Whether refining our Qualification Standard, revising the Standards of...

A sit-down with new CIA President Jacque Friedland

On July 1, 2021, Jacqueline Friedland, FCIA, begins her term as CIA President. Get to know Jacque in this new episode of Seeing Beyond Risk as she shares her vision for the future and her plans to address diversity in the profession, climate change, emerging areas of practice, and more.

A pandemic year to remember

The pandemic accelerated social trends, from retirement challenges and income disparities to systemic inequalities that make it difficult to access health care.
Yet despite these challenges, the CIA, with the help of its incredible volunteers, trusted Board, and dedicated staff, prevailed.

Three and counting: Celebrating International Women’s Day

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.

Celebrating Black History Month with IABA Leader Gloria Asare

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...

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