Each year our research team sends out thousands of surveys to the insurance industry, which it then follows up with phone interviews to find out just who the industry thinks is worthy of recognition. The shortlisted finalists are then put in front of our judging panel to help make a final decision on who to include.
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Founded in 1976, the Association of Professional Insurance Women (APIW) is the premier organization committed to the career advancement of women insurance professionals. As an inclusive national association, APIW aims to provide women insurance professionals with unparalleled opportunities for professional development and networking.
APIW’s regular programs address the latest developments and issues affecting our industry, helping members prepare for leadership roles within their organizations by providing a broad, comprehensive view of the insurance business. Additionally, on an annual basis, APIW celebrates the accomplishments of outstanding women in the insurance business through a variety of acknowledgments, including honoring annually the APIW Insurance Woman of the Year and providing scholarship aid to young women studying insurance.
APIW encourages all members to actively participate in the organization, assume leadership roles and work on collaborative projects. Whether women insurance professionals are looking to expand their network of professional contacts, hone their leadership skills, or advance their career, APIW is here to help members achieve their goals.
APIW originated in New York and over the years has continually expanded its reach to a number of cities including Chicago, Atlanta, Hartford, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Miami, and San Francisco (Bay Area).
ACORD (Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development) is the global standards-setting body for the insurance and related financial services industries. ACORD facilitates fast, accurate data exchange and efficient workflows through the development of electronic standards, standardized forms, and tools to support their use. ACORD members worldwide include thousands of insurance and reinsurance companies, agents and brokers, software providers, financial services organizations and industry associations.
ACORD engages more than 36,000 participating organizations spanning more than 100 countries, including insurance and reinsurance companies, agents and brokers, software providers, financial services organizations and industry associations. With the tools and resources provided by ACORD, our members are equipped to address current business and technology imperatives while influencing and shaping the future.