PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2017--
RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) (the “Company” or
“RenaissanceRe”) hosted 42 female students from eight senior schools at
a Career Day and mentoring event. The event was coordinated by the
Company’s Women’s Forum, an employee resource group focusing on
providing activities and resources that empower women.
“Our goal is for the girls to leave with a good understanding of our
industry and the various career opportunities that are available in
reinsurance,” said Ross Curtis, Chief Underwriting Officer at
RenaissanceRe. “We are proud to offer this unique opportunity for future
leaders to hear from the women who contribute directly and significantly
to our Company’s success.”
During the Career Day event, women at RenaissanceRe shared their
insights into the reinsurance industry, outlined various job roles at
the company, offered tips for interviewing, and highlighted skills
students will need to develop to be successful in the corporate world.
Emma Lopez, VP Underwriting Operations at RenaissanceRe and member of
the Company’s Women’s Forum, said, “The event provides a valuable
opportunity for the girls to learn about a variety of career paths and
consider the skills and experiences they may want to pursue during their
Students and school career counsellors were also able to network with
women at RenaissanceRe who offered insight into their daily work
activities in areas such as Administration and Office Management, Claims
and Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal,
Marketing, Risk and Underwriting.
Leah Dean SVP, Group Human Resources at RenaissanceRe noted, “As a
leading employer in Bermuda, we are proud to help cultivate the next
generation of business leaders on the Island. By introducing young women
to career paths and opportunities that they might not otherwise
consider, we are taking steps to attract more women to careers in
underwriting, the law, technology as well as the reinsurance industry as
Participating schools included: Berkeley Institute, Bermuda High School,
Bermuda Institute, Cedarbridge Academy, Mount St. Agnes, Saltus Grammar
School, Somersfield Academy and Warwick Academy.
RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. is a global provider of reinsurance and
insurance that specializes in matching well-structured risks with
efficient sources of capital. The Company provides property, casualty
and specialty reinsurance and certain insurance solutions to customers,
principally through intermediaries. Established in 1993, the Company has
offices in Bermuda, Ireland, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the
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