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Insurance: Industry Associations

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Insurance Information Institute "With more than 60 insurance company members — including regional, super-regional, national, and global carriers — we are the #1 online source for insurance information. Our website, blog and social media channels offer a wealth of data-driven research studies, white papers, videos, articles, infographics, and other resources solely dedicated to explaining insurance and enhancing knowledge." (company website)

National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research "For over five decades, The National Alliance has set the standard for quality, practical continuing education and for delivering what insurance and risk management practitioners want. Over 150,000 respected professionals, across the U.S. and worldwide, have used and continue to use our programs as the foundation upon which they build their successful careers and businesses." ( company website)

Nonprofit Risk Management Center "The Nonprofit Risk Management Center inspires effective risk management and Risk Champions across the nonprofit sector. We enable nonprofit leaders to identify and manage risks that threaten their missions and operations while empowering them to leverage opportunities and take bold, mission-advancing risks." (company website)

Society of Actuaries "With roots dating back to 1889, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) is the world’s largest actuarial professional organization with more than 30,000 actuaries as members. Through education and research, the SOA advances actuaries as leaders in measuring and managing risk to improve financial outcomes for individuals, organizations, and the public." (company website)

National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors "One of the oldest and largest trade organizations in the insurance field, NAIFA was founded on June 18, 1890, in Boston as the National Association of Life Underwriters." (company website)

America’s Health Insurance Plans  "AHIP is the national association whose members provide health care coverage, services, and solutions to hundreds of millions of Americans every day. We are committed to market-based solutions and public-private partnerships that make health care better and coverage more affordable and accessible for everyone."(company website)

American Council of Life Insurers "The American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) advocates on behalf of 280 member companies dedicated to providing products and services that promote consumers’ financial and retirement security. ACLI represents member companies in state, federal, and international forums for public policy that supports the industry marketplace and the families that rely on life insurers' products for peace of mind. ACLI members represent 95 percent of industry assets in the United States." (company website)

Association of Professional Insurance Women "APIW is dedicated to encourage Women to embody the future of insurance through participation, progressive education, and engagement with forward thinking industry professionals." (company website)