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DEI Scholarships

To invest in the future of the insurance industry in Illinois and create long-term opportunities for minorities considering a career in insurance, the Big I Illinois now offers Diversity & Inclusion Scholarships.


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Big I Illinois is taking steps to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the insurance industry. We are working to recruit a diverse Board of Directors to represent the membership; educate insurance agencies on the benefits of serving clients and employees from diverse backgrounds; and inform students from all backgrounds that the insurance industry offers rewarding, stable, and limitless career opportunities.

Inclusive Agency Training

It’s vital for today's businesses to proactively embrace diversity and inclusion across their business operations to cultivate a more competitive advantage in the marketplace. Big I Diversity Council has created a four-part training series designed exclusively for small to mid-sized independent agencies.

Big I Illinois DEI Resource Guide

The Big I Illinois Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Resource Guide is a major step on the Association’s emerging DEI Initiatives. The Guide includes references to best practices, reports, websites, books, articles, and other media to inform and educate you on the various issues that pertain to DEI. The Guide can be your "go to" DEI resource.

Member Only Access

Big I Diversity Resources

Advance Your Agency Through Diversity, Equity & 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.