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Seeking to achieve equal opportunities for women in business.

ISC Group is a business community, founded by Barbara Schonhofer, that provides personal, professional and business development for women in insurance.


The Facts

Industry Statistics

Women outnumber men at management level* but representation decreases significantly in more senior roles.

The lack of women in leadership positions can inhibit the ambition of others, perpetuating the problem.

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How we help you.

Through our range of memberships, we help the industry retain, attract and promote women. Whether you are just starting our in your career or are looking for your next board role, we have memberships to suit you in any stage of your career. Each membership tier comes with a tailored, holistic programme designed to help you achieve your next career goal.
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Our Holistic Programme

Throughout the past twelve years, we have identified four key pillars that, in conjunction, have proven to accelerate women in the workplace at any stage in their career.


Provide a safe space for challenging conversations to happen.



Improve communication across the industry to reduce the seniority gap.



Stimulate internal and external self-awareness around behaviours in business.


Business Insights

Give better access to industry knowledge to accelerate career progression.


Individual Memberships

Select Membership
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All Women in Insurance
Available globally as part of the ISC Group offering which includes all women in the insurance industry

On demand

Keynote interviews or panel discussions on a variety of topical subjects. All are recorded and stored in the online hub for members to access.

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Global Networking

Opportunities for members to network with other women in insurance around the world. These sessions are facilitated by members from the ISC Community.

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Community Working Groups

Led by our members, we are committed to supporting broader society and getting the insurance industry behind some of the ongoing initiatives and charitable organisations available.

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By application only


Per month

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Mid-level women
The Next Generation programme seeks to find opportunities for talent to connect, learn and grow. We are focused on the development of the next generation of talented women with the aim of increasing the representation of women in leadership positions in insurance.


The formal, annual mentoring programme gives access to a senior female leader with whom members are able to seek career advice and guidance.

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The "In Conversation" series is designed to provide networking opportunities with senior females leaders who share their professional and personal experiences.

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Our four-part executive coaching programme, "Empowering Women as Leaders", focuses on areas of development for women in the industry.

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Per month

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Female Executives
Executive membership is reserved for female managers and senior executives in the insurance industry who reside in France

Business Insights

Access to thought leadership around future risks. Intimate, Chatham House rule, business discussions with industry experts moderated and facilitated by ISC Board Members or Ambassadors.

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Some of our corporate partnerships

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Frequently asked questions

How do I join the mailing list?

Email us at, we’ll point you in the right direction!

What is the difference between the General and the paid Executive membership option?

The general membership provides access to the broadcasts and networking events however the paid membership includes business insights events. It is a programme which has been carefully designed with your career development in mind.

How much time do these events take up?

It depends on how many events you want to attend but we estimate 60-90 minutes a month.

What are the working groups and how are they different from each other?

The working groups each focus on a particular topic which is of interest and value to our members. They act to engage the Insurance industry more effectively in each of their specific sectors whether that be through education or charitable giving.

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