Providing women in the insurance industry with opportunities for professional development and assistance in advancing their careers
It is with a heavy heart that I report that Linda Lamel, a former APIW Board Member, 1988 APIW Woman of the Year, and my dear friend and colleague, passed away in early December 2014. Linda, a long-time APIW member and supporter, was a beacon in the insurance community who forged the path for women at every level. Beginning with her appointment as the first female Deputy Superintendent of Insurance of the State of New York in 1977, and continuing throughout her career, Linda was at the forefront of the women’s movement and shattered barriers for women in the insurance industry, rising to the highest levels of every organization with which she became
Congratulations to Our Insurance Woman of the Year Therese M. Vaughan, Ph.D.Corporate Director, Public Speaker and Author The APIW Insurance Woman of the Year award, presented annually since 1976, recognizes an exceptional woman who has achieved prominence in the insurance industry. Dr. Therese M. Vaughan was chosen as this year’s award recipient in recognition of her outstanding achievements and leadership within the industry, as well as her commitment to the advancement of women. Therese M. Vaughan, Ph.D. has been selected as this year’s recipient of the APIW Insurance Woman of the Year Award. A cocktail reception and award ceremony honoring Dr. Vaughan was held on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the New York Marriott Marquis.