GammaSAID

Solutions for Authenticy, Inclusion, and Diversity

GammaSAID (Solutions for Authenticity, Inclusion, and Diversity) is Gamma Iota Sigma’s student-centered diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy driving long-term insurance industry talent pool growth, diversification, and accessibility. GammaSAID engages both students and industry stakeholders to amplify authenticity, inclusion, and diversity within the insurance industry through the development of resources, forums, and actionable solutions.

International Programming/Events


The Grand Chapter delivers innovative programs, events, and collaborative forums for DEI discussions and resource sharing among students and industry.​

List of Gamma Iota Sigma's Programming and Events




GammaSAID Industry Council


Is comprised of DEI champions and executives within the insurance industry who provide strategic guidance to Gamma Iota Sigma and GammaSAID initiatives.




GammaSAID Student Council


Develops resources and presents programming year-round for the benefit of all 5,000+ members, providing the student voice on matters of diversity and inclusion. The Council offers a D&I framework and promotes best practices encouraging students to build D&I into everyday conversations, intentions, outreach, and events, including how to meaningfully engage other majors and groups on campus. It is comprised of the GammaSAID Alumni Chair, Student Chair, and Vice-Chair.​




Strategic University Engagement


Gamma Iota Sigma is committed to expanding and diversifying the talent pipeline for the insurance industry and showcasing its career opportunities and resources to students of all majors and backgrounds. Gamma Iota Sigma's ongoing collaboration with students, faculty, and career services professionals from HBCUs allows Gamma Iota Sigma to further its commitment to an inclusive membership strategy and guide the insurance industry's diversity recruiting practices.​




Inclusive Membership


Gamma Iota Sigma is open to ANY student from ANY school. If you’re attending a school without a GIS Chapter, consider joining as an At Large member today! Become an At-Large Member





GammaSAID Encompasses

GammaSAID Student Council

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Omar Powell

Alumni Chair

Howard University Alumnus

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Nethra Subramanian

Student Chair

University of Texas at Austin

Sam Cibulka

Student Vice-Chair

Butler University

GammaSAID Industry Council

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Bethany Forss

Chair

Director of Inclusion & Diversity, The Hanover Insurance Group

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George Trice

Vice-Chair

Sr. Business Consultant, Nationwide Mutual Insurance

Deborah Morris

Member

Senior Vice President, Commercial Lines, ISO, Verisk

Adrian Stewart

Member

Public Sector Field Practice Leader, Travelers Insurance

Thane Trotman

Member

Assistant Vice President, Claims General Liability, Philadelphia Insurance Companies

 

GammaSAID Unique Week

2021 UNIQUE WEEK

September 19-25, 2021 Happening Wherever YOU Are! 

  • GammaSAID’s 4th Annual Unique Week coincides with the Global Dive In Festival and encourages students and GIS chapters to:

    • participate in social media campaign promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion

    • create an participate in virtual events and activities within their campus communities

    • engage in throughful discourse and promote understanding​

#UniqueWeek2020 Recap

This week gives us the opportunity to celebrate the diversity we have at UT Dallas but also gives us the chance to encourage that diversity within our chapter. Our aim is to connect our members to the insurance industry while using our resources to promote diversity and inclusion within the program.

Fareeha Usman
Beta Phi Chapter
University of Texas - Dallas