Women in Insurance

Women in insurance month initiatives:

  • Remembering Donna Walker and her contribution to the industry
  • Shining a light on excellence
  • Profiling women in insurance around the globe
  • holding a panel to discuss women's contribution to innovation and technology.

Allianz Donna Walker Awards

On September 30, ANZIIF announced the winners of the prestigious Donna Walker Awards at Women in Insurance Virtual Event. Congratulations to the 2021 Winners.

  • Inspiring leadership: Jo Broomhall, Executive General Manager at IPAR

  • Inspiring leadership: Hoa Bui, Managing Director at Bui Advisory and Non-Executive Director at AIA Health

  • Emerging talent: Shannen de la Motte, Junior Legal Counsel at AIG

ANZIIF is excited to introduce the Allianz Donna Walker Awards which will shine a light on individuals who have contributed significantly to the development of  insurance professionalism and promoting diversity and inclusion throughout the industry. The award recognises excellence in two categories: inspiring leadership and emerging talent in the industry. 

The award acknowledges one professional in each of the two categories, who has demonstrated outstanding professionalism, commitment, achievement and passion in the insurance industry. 

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Virtual Panel Discussion: Innovation & Technology 

Held on Thursday 30th September - Learn more on the event page

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Featured Articles

Explore the latest feature articles where leaders share their thoughts and experience on careers in the industry. 

ANZIIF Donna Walker Award honours an extraordinary professional

African market primed for growth says Kenyan professional Julie Gaitho Gitau

View from the top senior women in insurance

An alternative view QBEs Morgana Waters

Inspiring the next generation RISC Syndicate Advisor Sally Nickerson

Striving for authentic leadership Drew Schnehage

In memory of Donna Walker

Donna was a much loved and respected member of the Insurance Community. She was appointed to the ANZIIF Board in March 2017 and was highly regarded across the industry, having developed a wealth of knowledge during her expansive career.

Donna championed and supported diversity within the insurance industry and was an early supporter of flexible working programs including her participation in diversity and inclusion groups at both IAG and Allianz. Donna was an admired professional and respected leader, who displayed warmth, genuine care and dedication in her professional and personal life. She was a regular speaker at industry events, and was a friend of ANZIIF for many years.