Despite the rhetoric, sexism is alive and well in the insurance industry

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It’s heartening to hear insurers speak so passionately about the issue and see them flocking to events geared towards supporting diversity, nodding in earnest at the sentiments and tweeting enthusiastically, complete with a catchy hashtag. But after only 10 months working in the sector my experience so far would suggest that sexism is deeply ingrained in the industry. Like a lingering stain, it’s far from gone. Beneath emotive speeches from CEOs on inclusion and social media campaigns lies s