From 2006 to 2015, women accounted for 61% of the entire insurance industry workforce, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics – and their presence continues to grow as companies become more dedicated to fostering diverse and inclusive workspaces. Yet, despite growing numbers in the field, women remain underrepresented in leadership. This year’s Elite Women challenges that notion with 35% of the list comprised of C-level executives, in addition to a wide range of directors and vice presidents.
Sixty-nine women grace the pages this year. From insurtech leaders and specialty program experts to entrepreneurs and analytical masterminds, these women prove that women are capable of achieving any goals, even in an industry that is helmed by men. As they forge a path for future generations of females – and males – to follow, let’s admire their individual achievements and contributions to the industry.