PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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 educational journey.”
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 a whole.”
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 United States.