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From Classroom to Boardroom: Strengthening Insurance Education and Career Opportunities for Students of Color

Increasing career opportunities for students of color should bring together policy makers, non-government organizations, educational institutions, and individuals if the goal is to create inclusive and equitable workplaces, educational landscapes, and communities in America. With equal access to quality education, students of color can secure a plethora of job opportunities.…...

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Inclusive Insurance: Addressing the Needs of Underserved Communities

The insurance market, while it remains widespread across the U.S., isn’t fully inclusive. The racial and financial gap in the insurance realm caused by various reasons cannot be ignored. According to Life & Health Insurance Inclusion Radar, affordability and accessibility are the two main reasons behind insurance exclusivity. That said,…...

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Fostering Success for Black Business Owners

Black business owners often have to overcome big odds in their desire to achieve the American dream. Fortunately, they can count on the support of some forward-thinking individuals and institutions to overcome these barriers. What are the most pressing challenges that black-owned businesses face, and how can they overcome them?…...

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Encouraging Diversity and Equity in Your Company’s Leadership

Despite the constant calls for diversity and equity in companies, it is unfortunate that most companies, including those offering financial services and insurance, are still behind in their representation. Studies by McKinsey & Company show that Black professionals in senior managerial positions only make up 4% of the workforce. Given…...

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Creating a more inclusive culture in insurance: best practices for companies and employees

Many companies in the insurance industry are actively working to diversify their workforces and foster inclusive work environments by launching company-wide initiatives, internship and recruiting programs, employee resource groups, and community outreach activities. Here are some best practices for companies and employees to build a more inclusive workplace culture. Make…...

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