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The Secret Queer Lives of Historical Figures: Nikola Tesla

By insureelliot | June 5, 2023

By: Bryan K. Ludeña Campoverde Nikola Tesla’s personal life has been the subject of much speculation, and there is no definitive proof of his sexual orientation. However, some evidence suggests that Tesla may have been gay. In addition to his close friendship with Robert Underwood Johnson, Tesla also had a strong emotional attachment to his … Read more

Unlocking the Benefits of Reminiscence for Improved Mental Health

By insureelliot | May 1, 2023

Reminiscing about positive memories can have a significant impact on mental health and well-being.

Mastering the Art of Courageous Conversations

By insureelliot | April 24, 2023

By: Bryan K. Ludeña Campoverde Introduction Difficult conversations can be challenging, but they are often necessary for resolving conflicts and building stronger relationships. In the context of promoting greater equality, having difficult conversations can be particularly important for addressing issues of discrimination, bias, and systemic inequalities. In this blog post, we will provide tips and … Read more

Mentorship for Equality

By insureelliot | April 14, 2023

By: Bryan K. Ludeña Campoverde From the earliest days of human history, mentorship has played a crucial role in our personaland professional growth. It is a practice that has been passed down from generation togeneration and has evolved over time to reflect the changing needs of society. Today,mentorship is more important than ever as a … Read more

From Diversity to Social Responsibility: The Conversations We Need to Have

By insureelliot | April 10, 2023

By: Bryan K. Ludeña Campoverde In today’s rapidly changing world, it’s more important than ever to have open and honestconversations about the issues that matter. By talking about topics such as diversity andinclusion, mental health, environmental sustainability, education, and social responsibility, wecan build a more equitable, inclusive, and sustainable society.Important topics:Diversity and Inclusion: Diversity is … Read more

The ultimate don’t in insurance recruiting

By elizacussen | April 7, 2023

“Only born US citizens [white]… [Don’t share with candidates]” Yep. That’s real. And it made its way into a published job ad on Indeed thanks to Berkshire Hathaway recruiter Arthur Grand Technologies. Here at Insure Equality, we’re exposed to many stories of racism and discrimination but rarely do we see something so overtly white supremacist … Read more

The Importance of Belonging

By insureelliot | March 31, 2023

By: Bryan K. Ludeña Campoverde Introduction: Have you ever felt like you didn’t fit in or felt like a stranger in the environment around you? If so, you are not alone. Many people experience feelings of loneliness or disconnection at some point in their lives. But what if there was a way to feel more … Read more

Combating Burnout

By insureelliot | March 24, 2023

By: Bryan K. Ludeña Campoverde Are you feeling demotivated, stressed, and exhausted at work? You may be experiencing burnout, a type of job-related exhaustion that can affect your physical, psychological, and emotional health. But don’t worry, there are ways to prevent and manage burnout to improve your well-being. Burnout is a serious problem that can … Read more

Equal Pay Day: insurance ranked worst for paying women fairly

By elizacussen | March 14, 2023

Equal Pay Day, marked on March 14th, recognizes the extra 3.5 months women have to work to earn what men earned in 12. Of all industries, finance and insurance is the worst for gender pay discrepancies, with women on average earning 77 cents for every dollar paid to men.  Elisa Stampf and Kyli Ortlieb were … Read more

Celebrating the insurance industry’s DEI stars

By elizacussen | February 8, 2023

This week, Insurance Business America released its report on diversity, equity, and inclusion in insurance. After 15 weeks of interviews and surveys, IBA awarded 17 participants its coveted 5-star rating. The report reaffirms that DEI is at the core of our industry, helping guide service provision, recruitment, HR and governance.  While implementation varies, one approach … Read more