Alliant Launches New Diversity Initiative Focused on Black Insurance Professionals
On 11th October, Monday, Partnership ties Alliant with Southern University and A&M College and the Louisiana Department of Insurance
What has been launched by Alliant Insurance Services has introduced a bold diversity vision aimed at enhancing the development of Black professionals in the insurance sector. In collaboration with Southern University and A&M College and the Louisiana Department of Insurance, Alliant will introduce the Marino Casem Scholarship Fund to develop its very first-degree campaign and give a robust internship program.
As per the tweet of Lilian Vanvieldt who is the Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer with Alliant “This effort represents the future of our industry.” He added further that “In service of building a more diverse, more dynamic insurance industry, we are dedicated to providing crucial resources and opportunities for up-and-coming professionals of color.”
The bold initiative will take an overall inclusive approach to encourage a more unique workforce by sticking towards some goals in the industry.
What are the goals that the initiative will be following?
The initiative is to focus on following some important goals for providing diversification to its employees. Check out below the goals as shared by Alliant:
- The collaboration of the Marino Casem Scholarship Fund with the Southern University Foundation in remembrance of the late Marino Casem, who was “The Godfather” of Black college football and also a member of the College Football Hall of Fame as an Athletic Director. The official launch of the Fund will be held at Southern University at the Valery Center for Philanthropy, 598 Harding Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA on Friday, October 22 at 12:30 p.m.
- A Risk Management and Insurance degree program at Southern University, which will build upon the Louisiana Department of Insurance’s Risk Management and Insurance concentration program in Southern University College of Business. This will be the very first such program at a Historically Black College and University (HBCU).
- A robust internship program, where Alliant will extend an in-depth career experience over three summers and will also pay a starting pay of $20 per hour along with $2,000 per month for room and board.
It has been also cleared that the additional information regarding the program will be available through contacting Mike Tucker.
Let us give a brief about the company Alliant Insurance Services
Alliant Insurance Services is one of the leading distributors of diversified insurance programs and services across the nation. It operates through a network of specialized national platforms and local office premises to provide its clients an extensive portfolio of solutions built on innovative thinking and personal service. The business of handling risk is getting much more complicated, and Alliant is fulfilling this complexity head-on, not with more layers of management, but with more creativity and agility. Alliant has been continuously changing the way its clients approach risk management and benefits, so they can capitalize on new opportunities to grow and protect its client organizations.