CCRIF is accepting applications from Caribbean nationals for its 2023 scholarship and internship programs in areas related to disaster risk management, climate change adaptation, meteorology, environmental management, and civil engineering, among other fields. CCRIF has provided undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships since 2010 and internships since 2015.
A launch party for the Vermont Captive Insurance Emerging Leaders group attracted 60 attendees, a larger group than organizers anticipated. A post on the Vermont Captive Insurance Association's "Captivated" blog noted that the April 12 event attracted professors, students, rising professionals, and various key industry decision-makers.
The International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE) has four new courses scheduled to begin in April and May. The courses will cover such topics as claims management best practices, reinsurance, predicting risk and actuarial science, business ethics, and alternative risk financing mechanisms.
A group of rising captive insurance industry professionals have partnered with the Vermont Captive Insurance Association to form the Vermont Captive Insurance Emerging Leaders. The group will provide a platform both for recruiting students to the captive insurance industry and for cultivating emerging talent already in the industry.
Saint Mary's University seniors Olivia Faulkner and Zane Smith took first-place honors and a $2,500 prize in the 2022–2023 Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) College Student Essay Contest. The contest results were announced during CICA's 2023 International Conference in Rancho Mirage, California.