Women’s Leadership Network Event Inspires in Hartford

This past Thursday, June 20, was the Women’s Leadership Network event in Hartford. Over 65 attendees were able to hear from Susan Dobscha, Professor of Marketing at Bentley University. She spoke on her journey through higher education in the traditionally conservative world of business scholarship. Afterwards, attendees enjoyed drinks and hors d’oeuvres while networking with colleagues.

Enjoy the photos from this event and thank you to the sponsors who make this and other Women’s Leadership Network events possible!

THANK YOU SPONSORS

Event Sponsor

PLUS Foundation

PLUS Hartford Chapter

 

Gold Sponsor

Wiley Rein LLP

Hartford Chapter Discusses #MeToo and Pay Equity

This past Thursday, June 6, the Hartford Chapter held a workshop at the University of Connecticut School of Law. Forty attendees discussed the #MeToo movement’s efforts to hold abusive managers accountable, how to include non-binary members of the workforce, how corporations can empower all employees, and how these issues impact insurance underwriting and claims. The attendees enjoyed a reception after the workshop to continue the discussion and network with their colleagues.

Thank you to the Hartford Chapter for organizing this event and thank you to everyone who attended! Enjoy the photos and we hope to see you at another event soon.

Hartford Chapter Supports My Sister’s Place with Diaper Drive

We’d like to send a special thank you out to the Hartford Chapter, who recently held their annual Diaper Drive in support of My Sister’s Place. The Diaper Drive took place on March 21 and 29, and the Chapter was able to collect over 25,000 diapers!

My Sister’s Place is a local shelter and support organization for families who are homeless due to domestic violence, eviction, or unemployment, and serves approximately 1,200 people each year through its multiple programs. The diapers collected by this drive will go to help families in need throughout the area. On average, about 5,000-6,000 diapers are used monthly, and this drive accounts for almost half of their yearly need. Importantly, public assistance vouchers can only be used for food and not diapers or other necessities, so donating diapers is the equivalent of handing money directly to those in need.

The committee was able to secure donations from several key corporate sites including XL, Travelers, Willis Towers Watson, Insurity, AIX, Raymond Law Group, LLC, and Hanover. They hope to do even better next year!

Thank you to the Hartford Chapter for their wonderful effort in support of a good cause!