Panel Discussions

CCA's online communities are active online forums for sharing information and ideas. Occasionally, discussions move from the online forum to virtual events. If you missed being part of the conversation as it was happening, it's not too late to catch it here!
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Celebrating Women in Actuarial Leadership

In celebration of Women's History Month and International Women's Day the CCA Women in Consulting community hosted a discussion with the five women presidents of the U.S. actuarial associations. We gathered to celebrate and learn - to understand their journeys and pathways toward leadership, and to understand what inspired them. You're invited to watch this inspiring, heartfelt and genuine interview to hear more about their triumphs, challenges and motivations.

CCA AAPI Panel Discussion

Moderated by Cefaan Kim of WABC-TV New York, prominent actuaries from the AAPI Community discuss their personal and professional journeys how we all can learn from their experiences. Speakers: Sherry Chan, New York City Office of the Actuary Yi-Ling Lin, The Terry Group Ridhwana Rahman, October Three Mark Yu, New England Asset Management

Panel Discussions

Women In Consulting Community Panel Discussion on Mentoring

Join us on Thursday, August 26th for a panel discussion on mentoring. Featuring actuaries in diverse roles and careers, you will learn best practices of mentoring, types of mentoring, and how each of the panelists navigated their own mentoring relationships. Moderator: Tonya Manning. Panelists: Jessica Kachur, Jennifer Lewis, Mary Moreland, Adrienne Ostroff

Preparing for Year-End Assessments - A Women in Consulting Community Event

During this panel discussion managers with real world experience shared their insights on giving and receiving effective feedback, growing your career, preparing a self-assessment, and understanding the partnership between you and your manager in managing your career.


  • Sharon Chernitsky; Buck
  • Amy Postal, FSA, EA, FCA; WTW
  • Jim Trotier, FSA, MAAA, EA; Mercer


Racism Panel Discussion Recording

Moderated by Debbi Lannon-Smith, GPHR, SHRM-SCP, a diverse panel of actuaries discuss their personal and professional experiences with racism and how we all can learn from their experiences.


  • Meg Gibbon, FCA, FSA, MAAA, EA;  Willis Towers Watson
  • Ugo Okpewho, FSA, MAAA; BDO
  • Felix Okwaning, FCA, FSA, MAAA, EA; Prudential Financial
  • Jessica Vega, ASA; Northwestern Mutual