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Aon Celebrates International Women’s Day
March 08, 2023

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In honor of International Women’s Day, Aon is highlighting our colleagues around the world:

  • Business Insurance recognized two Aon colleagues on its list of Women to Watch in 2022. Rachel Perry, chief innovation officer for Commercial Risk Solutions in North America, was recognized on the global Women to Watch list and Deborah Peters, regional director for Commercial Risk Solutions, was recognized on the EMEA Women to Watch list. See the full list here.
  • Leonique van Houwelingen, CEO of The Netherlands, participated in the podcast Accelerate 50/50, speaking about the importance of gender diversity in financial services organizations, the current state of inclusion in the sector and why Aon joined the research. Learn more about the Accelerate 50/50 research initiative.
  • Jennifer Bell, CEO of North America, was named to The HERoes Women Role Model List, 2022 Top 100 Women Executives. This list, supported by Yahoo! Finance and published by INvolve, recognizes women who lead by example and drive change to increase gender diversity in the workplace. Read more about the list in Yahoo! Finance.
  • Tracey Threlfall, head of advisory in the UK, was added to the Northern Power Women’s List 2023, which recognizes trailblazers in Northern England who challenge the norm, promote the benefits of having a gender-balanced workplace and aim for a more equitable world for women in work. Threlfall made the list with 50 other individuals which was narrowed down from more than 1,500 nominations.

Aon is celebrating International Women’s Day:

  • Colleagues supported United Way, by working with local charities to support pre-teens, teens and college students with their development in Atlanta, Chicago, Lincolnshire and New York. Women United is United Way’s group of over 55,000 women working for for the health, education and financial stability of every person, in every community.
  • Throughout the month events will be held for Aon colleagues, sponsored by Aon’s Business Resource Groups, to hear from Aon subject matter experts on how Aon is helping clients make better decisions to support gender equity in the workplace, as well as discuss ways colleagues can embrace equity in the workplace and more.

Read more about Aon’s overall efforts in our 2021 ESG Impact Report.

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