By Scott Holeman, Director, Media Relations,Triple-I
To amplify the Insurance coverage Data Institute’s (Triple-I) dedication to Variety, Fairness, and Inclusion (DEI) within the office, Triple-I partnered with HBCU IMPACT®, whose mission is to extend the variety of Black professionals within the insurance coverage, danger administration, monetary providers, and authorized industries. Step one in attracting new, various expertise is to lift consciousness concerning the sector’s viability and huge alternatives for rewarding careers.
A logical place to interact new expertise is on school campuses, the place many college students are nonetheless making up their minds about what sort of careers they need to pursue. HBCU IMPACT® not solely develops and mentors college students via quite a lot of packages and initiatives, however it has additionally created the HBCU IMPACT® Incubator. This progressive initiative helps college students acquire insurance coverage credentials and licenses earlier than they graduate, giving them a head begin of their seek for jobs.
Symira Goodwin attended Bethune-Cookman College and now works at American Categorical.
Roschinael Pierre Lewis attended Florida Memorial College and is presently interning for the Nationwide Basketball Affiliation.
Symira and Roschinael are each HBCU IMPACT® success tales. Every of them obtained insurance coverage adjuster’s licenses whereas nonetheless in school.