21 11, 2022

PLUS Foundation Guest Post: The PLUS Foundation – Supporting a Better Professional Liability Industry

By |2022-11-18T15:00:06-06:00November 21, 2022|@PLUS, Industry Diversity, PLUS Foundation, Women's Leadership Network|1 Comment

The PLUS Foundation is doing great things!!  And all members of PLUS and the professional liability industry should be very proud.     Since the start of my career, the professional liability industry has made significant progress in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion.  Our business is much more diverse in all ways – and we are all better for it.  Our industry had a long way to go to become diverse and inclusive.  Thankfully, we are making progress every day towards achieving a goal that, until recently, seemed to be a significant stretch.  With the support of PLUS, the [...]

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. [...]

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