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Power Women In Insurance


Together we are stronger! On the Power Women Insurance Podcast, we get to ask the questions about how to excel and thrive in the insurance industry as a POWER Woman in this space.

Hosted By

Hosted By

Teresa Kitchens

In this throwback episode of Power Women In Insurance, Teresa Kitchens sits down with Mernice Oliver, Founder and Executive Director of The National Association for Advancement of Women In Insurance. Mernice is a business coach in the insurance industry who focuses on women and helping them achieve their goals.

Episode Highlights:

  • Mernice shares her humble beginnings and how she got to where she is today. (2:06)
  • Mernice shares her opinion on the difference between men and women in the industry. (15:54)
  • Mernice talks about her book What I Wish I Knew on The Other Side of Agency Ownership. (18:49)
  • Mernice shares her insights about being able to get to a point of equality in ourselves. (24:11)
  • Mernice shares what women can do to build up confidence. (27:24)
  • Merince shares her Facebook community page called Insurance Women Rock where people can connect. (32:19)
  • Mernice talks about the leadership organization she has created, the National Association for Advancement of Women In Insurance. (37:38)

Key Quotes:

  • “I believe that you can always change, you can grow and evolve, and you can come back stronger and bigger and better, no matter how low you get.” – Mernice Oliver
  • “I believe the linchpin of change that happens for women is when we identify our purpose.” – Mernice Oliver
  • “I’m going to create a company that really fills that gap for women. Because I’m not just going to help you with a business, you’re more than your numbers.” – Mernice Oliver

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