CHICAGO, June 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA today announced that the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) named Sarah Pang, Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications, CNA, as one of its 2017 Inclusion Champions. This award honors the extraordinary contributions of four insurance industry professionals working to advance diversity within the field.
"Everyone at CNA is excited that the IICF has chosen to recognize Sarah as a women's advocate, mentor and sponsor," said Liz Aguinaga, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, CNA. "The entire CNA organization and Chicagoland community benefits from Sarah's efforts to promote diversity and give back through nonprofit charitable work."
Pang received the honor at the IICF Women in Insurance Global Conference Dinner on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at the Sheraton Hotel in Times Square, New York City. This year's honorees were selected from a record-high field of 27 nominated global insurance professionals.
"IICF congratulates Sarah for extending her influence to build a culture of diversity of inclusion at CNA and in her community," said Betsy Myatt, IICF Women in Insurance Global Conference Chair and Executive Director of the IICF Northeast Division. "She strongly empowers women and diverse individuals to grow their networks, develop professional skills and step into leadership roles."
Currently, Pang serves as an Advisory Board Member for the Chinese American Service League, Task Force Member of the Chicago is With You campaign, Steering Committee Member for the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition, Board Member of the Chicago Loop Alliance, Trustee of the Civic Federation, Life Trustee of Lincoln Park Zoo, and Board Director of the Regional Transportation Authority. She previously served as a panelist for Out and Equal, Co-Chair of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2011 and 2015 transition teams, and Co-Chair of the 21st Century Commission on City Government.
As the Senior Vice President of CNA's Corporate Communications department, Pang is responsible for all communications to internal and external audiences. She directs the team's support of CNA business objectives through segment/product line marketing, advertising, media and public relations, employee communications, business communications to agents and CNA's field operations, executive speeches and presentations, and corporate social responsibility.
About CNAServing businesses and professionals since 1897, CNA is the country's eighth largest commercial insurance writer and the 14th largest property and casualty company. CNA's insurance products include commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. CNA's services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit CNA at www.cna.com. "CNA" is a registered trademark of CNA Financial Corporation. Certain CNA Financial Corporation subsidiaries use the "CNA" trademark in connection with insurance underwriting and claims activities.
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About the Insurance Industry Charitable FoundationThe Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) is a unique nonprofit that unites the collective strengths of the insurance industry to help communities and enrich lives through grants, volunteer service and leadership. Established in 1994, IICF has contributed $25.3 million in community grants, along with more than 240,500 volunteer hours, to hundreds of charities and nonprofit organizations, reinvesting in local communities where funds are raised. IICF is a registered nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code. Learn more at www.iicf.org.
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