Digital Transformation - June 2 2020
In this interview series, we profile women who are shaping the future of insurance. By highlighting their achievements and sharing their insights, we aim to have an open dialogue about what carriers, brokers and insurtechs can do to promote greater gender parity and diversity in the world of insurance and increase the number of women in leadership positions. This week, Amber Wuollet, Director, Marketing, Bold Penguin discusses what attracted her to insurance, how insurtech is transforming the industry, and what it takes to diversify insurance organizations.
Amber, tell us about your path to insurance. What attracted you to the profession?
I am still in awe of my luck of stumbling into this industry! It feels very serendipitous looking back. When I was job hunting as a new college grad, my sister who had enjoyed an internship with American Family, recommended I consider insurance. When I opened the newspaper job classifieds (dating myself here I suppose!) one of the first listings I saw was an entry-level operations role in my local American Family office. My team, manager, and a few amazing mentors turned an entry-level insurance job into a lifelong passion for the industry. They brought me into their world, taught me, and showed me what an incredible, impactful, and rewarding career you can have in insurance.