24 02, 2022

Advancing DE&I in the Professional Liability Industry

By |2022-02-24T14:41:53-06:00February 24, 2022|@PLUS, Industry Diversity|0 Comments

In reflection and honor of Black History Month we sat down with PLUS board member and Chair of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Allyship Committee, La’Vonda McLean, to ask her about her thoughts, experience, and perspective on Black History Month, leadership, and DE&I in the professional liability industry. Listen to La'Vonda introduce herself and the PLUS DEI&A Committee, and read her insightful answers below! https://vimeo.com/680990956 Q: What does Black History Month mean to you, especially as you take on your leadership role in the DE&I Committee at PLUS?   A: Black History is a time to celebrate our culture, celebrate achievements [...]

9 02, 2021

PLUS Foundation Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Advisory Committee

By |2021-02-10T08:43:25-06:00February 9, 2021|@PLUS, Industry Diversity, PLUS Foundation|1 Comment

In an effort to better support tomorrow’s diverse professional liability workforce, the PLUS Foundation has established a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Advisory Committee to guide the PLUS Foundation board about diversity and equity programming and to provide feedback and make recommendations about the Leadership & Mentoring Program (LAMP). We are pleased to introduce the 2021 DEI Advisory Committee: Tiina Caldara, RPLU Partner Re Tiina Caldara is a Vice President at Partner Reinsurance Company focusing on all Professional Lines. Previously, she was a Vice President at AXIS Re for 10 years in treaty underwriting for various professional, casualty, and property lines. [...]

23 11, 2020

Retaining Black Talent: Part Three

By |2020-11-23T11:30:50-06:00November 23, 2020|@PLUS, Industry Diversity, PLUS Foundation|0 Comments

For the third and final episode of their conversation, Brenda Shelly again joins Adeola Adele and Deidre Wright for the end of their discussion on retaining Black talent and accountability in the insurance industry. They conclude their conversation on affecting and sustaining change, and delve into what accountability really means and how it can and should impact the industry. Listen to the first episode posted previously on the blog here, and the second episode here. We also encourage you to visit the PLUS and the PLUS Foundation websites for more discussions about race and diversity in the workplace. Adeola [...]

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