ALBANY, NY (01/14/2019) (readMedia)-- Women in Insurance & Financial Services (WIFS) has announced that five leading industry corporations have partnered with the organization to support the advancement of women in the insurance and financial services profession in 2019.
Continuing their commitment to furthering the WIFS mission to attract, develop and advance women are Leadership Partner Prudential, Executive Partner Penn Mutual, and Ambassador Partners Ameritas, Lincoln Financial Network – The WISE Group, and National Life Group.
"There continues to be an immense need to advocate for women in the insurance and financial services profession," states Michelle Harm, 2019 WIFS National President. "Collaboration among all stakeholders and industry leaders is vital if we are to accomplish change. Together, we have the power to foster increased diversity from entry level through senior leadership. The support of these industry leading companies and their dedication to women in the profession is vital to our continued success. Together, we are changing the face of the profession."
The collective contributions from Partners for Excellence enable WIFS to provide its membership with robust educational programming, an annual conference, online resources and media exposure, as well as groundbreaking demographic and industry-wide research on what drives women to be successful. These collaborations are shaping the future of the profession.
More than 80 years strong, Women in Insurance & Financial Services, headquartered in Albany, NY, is an association of financial services professionals working together to attract, develop and advance women. They champion career opportunities, provide professional development and represent women's interests to the profession. Membership is composed of industry leaders, client facing and allied professionals who benefit from national and local chapter services. Their vision is to be the global change leader inspiring women to achieve their dreams.
WIFS members receive value from monthly education programs, local chapters across the country, an annual national conference, professional development and corporate partnerships.
For more information about WIFS and upcoming programs, visit WIFSnational.org or contact Amanda Kwiecien, marketing and communications director, at 866-264-WIFS (9437).