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Sep 28, 2023

Grace Grant is Executive Director of Gamma Iota Sigma, a collegiate organization for students interested in insurance & risk management. Grace joins host Tim Leman on The Edge to discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in the industry and explore what students are looking for from internships & careers, as well as what makes for transformational teams and where she has found her edge. 

Connect with Grace on LinkedIn. Learn more about Gamma Iota Sigma


Key Takeaways:

  • What is Gamma Iota Sigma? (1:00)
  • State of diversity in insurance industry (3:30)
  • Advice to employers (8:42)
  • The value of a mentorship program (12:08)
  • Evaluate and identify your goal (13:30)
  • Being willing to make the investments to see the long-term impact (14:50)
  • What drives student interest in the insurance industry (17:57)
  • What do people not realize about the insurance industry? (22:18)  
  • Best team experience (28:40)
  • Lessons from family (31:50)
  • Grace’s edge (34:30)