Past Events

GWII gives members ample opportunities to attend events during the course of each year. Events focus on professional and personal growth. We aim to make sure GWII Members look forward to the next event. With each event GWII supports a charity; giving back is a very important part of GWII.
Bottom line - we grow, we learn, we share, we network and we have fun!

Gauteng Women In Insurance - 2020 Events Calendar
Gauteng Women In Insurance - 2020 Events Calendar - 01/01/2020
Gauteng Women In Insurance - Fire & Ice Year End Function - 14/11/2019

Gauteng Women in Insurance welcomed members to its ‘Fire and Ice' themed year-end function with main sponsors Marsh, AIG, Guy Carpenter and Innovation Group, and co-sponsors Associated Loss Adjusters, Camargue, HIC Underwriting Managers, Genasys, Sintelum, One, Constantia Insurance, Chubb and Old Mutual Insure.

Golf Day 2019 - 31/10/2019

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted their annual golf day at the magnificent Steyn City Golf Club in Midrand with main sponsor Auto & General, and co-sponsors Clyde & Co, Camargue, Discovery, Innovation Group, Leppard, MiWay, and Tracker.

Gauteng Women In Insurance - Leaderwalk - 17/10/2019 - 17/10/2019 - 17/10/2019

In collaboration with Business Engage, GWII hosted our 2019 finale Leaderwalk. Our keynote speaker, Graeme Codrington wowed the crowd with his captivating insights on the generational differences in the workplace.

Gauteng Women In Insurance - Mix n Mingle Afternoon of Bowling - 13/09/2019

Gauteng Women In Insurance (GWII) rallied up the ladies for a Mix ‘n Mingle fun filled afternoon of bowls, sponsored by iTOO, at the Killarney Country Club on 13 September.

GWII - Continuous Professional Development Session - 12/09/2019

Gauteng Women In Insurance (GWII) Continous Professional Development Session, proudly sponsored by Discovery Insure. With the theme of ‘creating, inspiring and leading', the session saw keynote speakers inspire women to lead, lead better and fulfill their highest potential.

IIG & GWII - Celebrate Your Uniqueness Ladies Day - 07/08/2019

The bohemian city chic is full of mystery and full of wonder, humble enough to know she is not better than anybody and wise enough to know that she is different from the rest! For she is unique, like no one that has ever been before or will come after. No one can speak with her voice, smile her smile, or shine her light… for there is something unique in each person.

Gauteng Women In Insurance - Mine the generation gap - 26/06/2019

Traditional roles in the workplace are changing at an incredible pace. Our current workforce compromises primarily of three generations: Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennials.

Gauteng Women In Insurance - Leaderwalk 2 - 20/06/2019 - 20/06/2019

In collaboration with Business Engage, this GWII Leaderwalk, themed “The Ultimate Corporate Athlete”, addresses the fundamental need for employee mindfulness and corporate wellness strategies. A special thanks to our sponsors - AIG, Aon, Fulcrum, Guy Carpenter, Hogan Lovells, ONE Financial, SHA and Willis Towers Watson. This video is brought to you by Oakhurst Insurance Company Limited.

Gauteng Women In Insurance - Mix & Mingle for a fun gin Experience - 16/04/2019

Let the fun BE-GIN!

Driven by the high end boutique market, and the use of high quality and interesting botanicals, gin is arguably the world's most fashionable drink.

Gauteng Women In Insurance - Leaderwalk 1 - 20/03/2019

In collaboration with the 30% Club, GWII hosted our first Leaderwalk of 2019. The Leaderwalk concept nurtures the advancement of senior management and aspiring leaders by providing a platform to share expertise, master skillsets and cement networks.

Gauteng Women In Insurance - Continuous Professional Development Session - 13/03/2019

Gauteng Women In Insurance invited members to its first Continuous Professional Development (CPD) session in proud association with Discovery Insure, Cyber Safe Consultants, Webber Wentzel and powered by Camargue Underwriting Managers.

Gauteng Women In Insurance - Umgibe: growing better futures - Organically - 27/02/2019

Female entrepreneurship… in a remarkable way #betterfutures

Gauteng Women in Insurance welcomed members to its first event of the year, at Hollard's Villa Arcadia, with Hollard Insure as the main sponsor.

Golf Day 2018 - 22/11/2018

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted their annual golf day at the magnificent Steyn City Golf Club in Midrand with main sponsors Auto & General and Tracker, and co-sponsors Chubb, Glasfit, Guardrisk, Oaktree Intermediaries and One Sure.

Superwomen - year end 2018 - 08/11/2018

GWII rounds off the year celebrating #Superwomen

Gauteng Women in Insurance welcomed members to its ‘Everyday Superhero' themed year-end function with main sponsor Marsh, co-sponsors Aon, One Sure and Old Mutual Insure, and complimentary sponsors Associated Loss Adjusters, CIA, Constantia Insurance, Discovery Insure, HIC Underwriting Managers, Miway and Sintelum.

Gauteng Women In Insurance - Paint Nite! - 11/10/2018

What a night for Paint Nite!

The Gauteng Women in Insurance in collaboration with Fulcrum hosted our finale pop-up event for 2018! The theme chosen for the evening was “We heart our Cityscapes” and the event was held at Higher Ground Restaurant overlooking the Sandton sunset skyline to add to the ambience.

GWII & Innosys - Afternoon of Bowls - 24/08/2018

An afternoon of bowls

As we say goodbye to winter and welcome spring, Gauteng Women In Insurance (GWII) rallied up the ladies for a fun filled afternoon of bowls, sponsored by Innosys, at the Killarney Country Club on 24 August.

Extraordinary South African Women - 15/08/2018

Celebrating extraordinary South African women

Unique, out of the ordinary and rare are just some of the words that sum up extraordinary women.

With this in mind, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted a breakfast in celebration of women's month themed ‘Extraordinary South African Women', at Moyo Zoo Lake, with AIG and JLT as the main sponsors, and Innovation Group and Oakhurst Insurance as co-sponsors.

Gauteng Women In Insurance - Pop Up Sushi - 11/07/2018

Gauteng Women in Insurance members attended the sushi pop up event at Simply Asia in Boskruin for a fun night of learning how to make sushi.

Nom, nom, nom…

Thank you to the event sponsors One Sure and Transition Risk Solutions.

Gauteng Women In Insurance - Brave to be Free - 04/07/2018

To all GWII members… despite the multitude of fears you may have remember, ‘she who is brave is free'.

Gauteng Women In Insurance - The Leaders Walk - 18/06/2018

Gauteng Women in Insurance hosted the Leader Walk on 18 June to nurture the development of aspiring leaders and to help them unlock their full potential.

During an interactive networking breakfast that encouraged meaningful engagement and dialogue each table was hosted by a leader who imparted knowledge, experience and words of wisdom, while directing the conversation.

The Ripple Effect - 16/05/2018

The ripple effect

A ripple effect is defined as ‘a spreading effect or series of consequences caused by a single action or event.' Ripples affect families, friendships, careers and negatively impact hundreds of lives in countless ways. Every action has a reaction and how one handles it, is a story of its own to tell.

Be Inspired - 08/03/2018

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) welcomed members to a special event with one of the most inspiring and energetic individuals, Lee Den Hond on 8 March at the Bryanston Country Club. Emerald Africa and Oakhurst Insurance Company were the main sponsors of the event and additional sponsors Michael Barker & Partners and Aladdin Software.

GWII Crafters Boutique - 07/02/2018

Gauteng Women in Insurance hosted its very first Crafters Boutique in Randburg. The boutique showcased different vendor crafts from handmade items, to jewellery, clothing, delicious eats, baby items, handbags and much!

Golf Day 2017 - 29/11/2017

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted their annual golf day at the magnificent Steyn City Golf Club in Midrand

Mexican Fiesta - 09/11/2017

Setting the scene for fun, with festive fiesta banners, colourful bunting over the tables styled with sombreros and Mexican elements, the amigos (members) donned on bold colours and super-caliente fun wear taking them from ordinary to olé!

GWII Sunset Disco - 20/10/2017

With their own vibe, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) members, non-members and family members ended Friday evening off on the right foot as they kept their feet tapping and heads nodding with something a little different – GWII's Silent Disco Pop-Up.

Let s get rolling...bowling with Innosys - 25/08/2017

Save the serious stuff for the serious tournaments!

Getting together with the ladies for an afternoon of bowls is a great way to mix exercise and encourage friendly competition.

Gauteng Women In Insurance (GWII) rallied up the ladies for an afternoon of bowls, sponsored by Innosys, at the Killarney Country Club on 25 August.

GWII 5th Birthday Bash - Carnival - 08/08/2017

In grand celebration and splendour, Gauteng Women in Insurance welcomed members to its fifth birthday bash carnival on Tuesday 8 August at Aon South Africa, with Aon South Africa as the main sponsor.

A Winters Tale - 11/07/2017

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted a breakfast with the theme "A Winter's Tale" at Moyo Zoo Lake with JLT as the main sponsor as well as Cunningham Lindsay and Old Mutual Insure as co-sponsors.

Mid-Winter Solstice - 20/06/2017

The winter solstice marks the day with the shortest period of daylight and the longest night of the year.

In the Northern Hemisphere, it always occurs around December 21 or 22. In the Southern Hemisphere, it is around June 20 or 21.

Pop Up Fashion - 17/04/2017

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted its first pop up fashion show event on 26 April 2017

What Mountain are you Climbing - 16/03/2017

“Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind. ” Virginia Woolf (A Room of One&rsquos Own)

Cowgirls and Angels - 16/11/2016

On an overcast Wednesday evening members of Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) came together at the Longmeadow Function venue in Fourways. On entrance the ladies were exposed to a combination of pink feathers and hay bales as the theme for this year was Cowgirls and Angels.

Golf Day 2016 - 10/11/2016

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted their second annual golf day at the magnificent Steyn City Golf Club in Midrand which was partly sponsored by Auto & General.

Social Butterfly - 11/08/2016

Butterflies never stay in one place for very long. They move from flower to flower, gathering nectar, obviously busy but never appearing anything except beautiful, graceful, and eye-catching.

Ideas Like Shoes - 21/07/2016

We all need to be uplifted and encouraged from time to time and with that being said, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII), hosted an event at the Hyatt in Rosebank, with the theme "Ideas like shoes".

True North - 13/04/2016

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) recently hosted its second event for 2016 at Hollard's Villa Arcadia. The event was titled Head North for Success and hosted Khanyi Dhlomo, guest speaker who holds a number of accolades and was named one of Forbes' magazine's 20 Most Powerful Women in Africa aged under 40. Dhlomo addressed the GWII ladies about the principles of leadership in business.

The Best of Me - 18/02/2016

We all want to be the best we can be and with that being said, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) in partnership with Santam hosted an event themed 'The Best of Me' in Sandton.

Gatsby - 19/11/2015

It is that time of the year where we reflect on the past year and prepare for the year ahead. The best way to make it memorable is to gather together and celebrate in style.

Golf Day 2015 - 01/10/2015

Save the serious golfing for the serious tournaments!

Getting together with the ladies for a round of golf is a great way to mix exercise and friendly competition.

Respecting Diversity translates into strength and greater business success - 07/09/2015

(GWII), supported by AIG and Willis, held a breakfast event in Sandton this week focussed on diversity and the empowerment of women in business.

Parisian Jozi-licious Flair - 05/08/2015

In France ladies claim their femininity and use it proudly. French women do feminine and they do it very well. They exude confidence and carry themselves with poise and there is an affectation to it.

Exclusive Brunch with Inge Beale - 25/07/2015

On Saturday 25 July, at the Saxon Hotel Convention Lounge, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted an exclusive brunch with Inga Beale, CEO Lloyd's of London, who kindly offered up some of her time while she visits South Africa, to spend with a few ladies within the insurance industry. She shared her journey with the ladies providing guidance, motivation and inspiration.

Knowledge is Power - 08/07/2015

There are countless women who are battling breast cancer, many who are more than conquerors and to these women; we salute you in walking this journey, one that affects not only you, but also your family and friends.

Zelda La Grange - Empowerment of Women - 21/04/2015

The most successful women in the world have grabbed every opportunity afforded to them, and have created opportunities for themselves.

Live life, Love life - 12/02/2015

An unknown author once said, “Life is too short to be anything but happy, love deeply, forgive quickly, take chances, give everything with no regrets, forget the past with exception of what you have learned and remember everything happens for a reason.”

Bring on the Bling - 20/11/2014

Most people often associate the word 'bling' with expensive and flashy jewelry, clothing, or other possessions. In other words, dressing or adorning in a flashy way, imitative of jewelry clashing together or of light reflecting off jewelry.

Spring Festival - 11/09/2014

Spring has sprung and the bees are humming! The season everyone has been waiting for is here and what better way to celebrate than with a splash of colour, colour, colour.

Golf Day 2014 - 14/08/2014

A wonderful time and a fun day out for the ladies.

Champagne and Hats - 06/08/2014

The ladies from Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) and the Insurance Institute of Gauteng (IIG) gathered for a fun networking session at Longmeadow Restaurant and Piano Lounge in Fourways on the 6th of August.

Women At Work - 14/05/2014

GWII's second event for the year was held on the 14th of May 2014 at Innovation House in Randburg. The event was sponsored by Innovation Group and Aquarius Underwriting Managers (AUM).

Valentines Breakfast - 14/02/2014

GWII started the year on a high note with a Valentine's Breakfast on the 14th of February at the beautiful Villa Arcadia at Hollard's offices in Parktown.

Year end function 2013 - 19/11/2013

GWII ended the year on a high note with our Year End Function on the 19th of November at Norton Rose Fulbright SA.

Women's Day - 07/08/2013

Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII), a network for women working in the insurance industry, held their second official get together on Wednesday August 7.

GWII Launch - 22/05/2013

To meet your peers in the industry and find some synergy in what we love and find challenging about our industry