CHICAGO – The Jacobson Group, the leading provider of talent to the insurance industry, announces that Managing Partner Margaret Resce Milkint was named the Million Women Mentors (MWM) Champion of the Industry at its Summit & Awards Gala held from October 25 to 26 in Washington, D.C.
MWM is a movement to spark the interest and confidence of girls and women to pursue and succeed in STEM careers and leadership opportunities through the power of mentoring. MWM touches a wide variety of sectors and having champions within a particular industry to spread the importance of mentoring to combat inequalities is crucial to their success.
“[Milkint] has led a charge for change within the insurance industry to create more opportunities for women’s advancement while celebrating progress already being made,” stated MWM in its awards brochure. “Her tireless commitment to improving outcomes for women in her industry is inspiring to those in and around the insurance sector, and the Women in Insurance Initiative provides a model for other industries looking to make a difference for women.”
Milkint’s is passionate about inclusion and lends her time and expertise to diversity initiatives throughout the industry. In addition to being the chair of MWM’s Women in Insurance Initiative, Milkint co-founded the Women’s Insurance Networking Group, a platform for leading industry females to network and celebrate successes. In addition, Milkint serves as the U.S. committee chair for the Insurance Supper Club, which provides a network and forum for senior-level women in the insurance industry on a global basis, and the U.S. co-chair of Dive In. She is also a champion for the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s Women in Insurance Conference Series.
“I feel honored to be this year’s recipient of the MWM Champion of the Industry Award,” said Milkint. “Together with my colleagues, I will continue our commitment to bringing more advancement opportunities to talented women in all sectors.”
As a member of the firm’s Executive Management Team, Milkint is a key ambassador in establishing strategic client relationships and broadening the firm’s reach and breadth of insurance talent solutions. Her passion lies in counseling clients on leadership selection and she has successfully managed countless executive searches during her more than 30 years with the firm. Milkint oversees executive management engagements across all industry verticals for the firm’s executive search practice. Her insurance-specific labor-market expertise is highly sought after, and she is regularly called on to share her insights with various industry associations and publications.
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