Grow Your Business Through Diversity and Inclusion
Discover the opportunities and benefits of embracing diversity and encouraging change necessary for the independent agency system to thrive. When you lean on our research, education and resources you will create an organizational culture that will better serve diverse markets.
Our mission is to engage
develop a sustainable diverse independent agency network by
partnering with state associations, carriers, and industry affinity groups.
Learn more about the Diversity Council here.
Join us on Agent Development Facebook Live Thursday, June 17 to learn more about the Big "I" Diversity Council. Watch here.
Stay informed on the latest events, webinars, and agency tools related to diversity and inclusion across the IA channel and beyond. Subscribe here.
Did you know Trusted Choice now has bilingual marketing ads you can customize for your agency? Access here.
Tap into this agency toolkit on operational effectiveness, the carrier appointment process, employee productivity and goal setting. Available on-demand here. We are pleased to kick off our third mentorship program for underrepresented developing agency owners! More information here.
Understand the current state of independent agency system and learn what you can do today to change the diversity landscape in our industry.
Practical Strategies for Parenting in the Pandemic
. COVID-era remote work and the challenges it has placed on childcare and education has turned the traditional workday on its head. Learn thoughtful strategies to help all working parents “work smarter, not harder."
Tune into Women Who Lead Remarkably on-demand. This webinar unpacks self and environmentally imposed obstacles women continue to face and provides the best “how to” leadership advice from Sara Bradshaw Ray and a few other remarkable women you may know!
Invest ProgramInvest brings insurance to the classroom. Students are introduced to insurance + careers.
Big "I" Young AgentsConnect with young professionals. Attend the Young Agents Leadership Institute!
Level Up Agent Summit Recap of Big "I" Business and Inclusion Summit
The Big "I" Has Your BackOverview of Big "I" National Programs
IN THE NEWS
Navigating Inclusive Leadership During Times of Crisis
At this time of heightened awareness of social unrest, it is critical that we as trusted advisors take action to show inclusive leadership within our agencies and communities at large.
IA Magazine Feature: Business of Inclusion
As demographics change, businesses that aren’t building bridges or making inroads with new and diverse communities risk being left behind. And if they don’t start soon, they will certainly find it harder to catch up in the future. Read these six tips to sell, market and network better.
The Big "I" Diversity Council is a cooperative industry group comprised of multicultural Big "I" member agents and leading insurance company executives. The council collaborates with other multicultural industry groups, state associations and other Big I committees to create an awareness of the opportunities and benefits available by embracing diversity and encouraging change necessary for the independent agency system to survive and flourish. Our mission is to engage and develop a sustainable diverse independent agency network by partnering with state associations, carriers, and industry affinity groups. Learn more about the Diversity Council here.