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2024 Women in internal audit leadership summit

Calling all leading ladies: Step into the spotlight in Nashville for the 2024 Women in internal audit leadership summit 

Join us for an exclusive gathering of leading female internal auditors from top insurance organizations. Enjoy networking, knowledge sharing, professional growth and empowerment in Music City. 

In collaboration with the Insurance Internal Audit Group's (IIAG’s) annual fall conference, Baker Tilly will be hosting the 2024 Women in internal audit leadership summit. This unique event is dedicated to fostering professional growth, sharing best practices and building a powerful network among women that are playing pivotal roles in shaping the future of internal audit in the insurance industry. Female internal auditors will have a chance to hear from industry trailblazers and thought leaders on the best tips for navigating executive leadership, audit committees, team leadership, and identifying and tackling emerging risks. Join the conversation, forge new pathways, enjoy good food, drinks and fun in Music City – register now. 

*This event is intended only for female professionals working in internal audit at an insurance organization. 


Tuesday, Sept. 24: 

3-4:30 p.m. –Panel discussion and Q&A **Speakers will be announced soon** 

  • Panel discussion:  Navigating gender dynamics: Equipping participants with strategies to navigate gender dynamics in an environment often led by male team members, minimizing self-sabotage tendencies

5:30-7:30 p.m. – Cocktails and networking 

Wednesday, Sept. 25: 

8-8:30 a.m. – Breakfast 

8:30-10 a.m. Roundtable discussion 1 

  • Elevating team leadership and influence: Empowering attendees to hone their leadership skills and master the art of influencing team dynamics effectively
  • Internal audit war stories: Facilitating the exchange of internal audit anecdotes and experiences, shedding light on challenges faced and the successful strategies employed to surmount them

10-10:30 a.m. – Networking and coffee break 

10:30-11:30 a.m. – Roundtable discussion 2 

  • Mastering effective communication with audit committees: Enhancing the ability to communicate effectively with audit committees and audit committee chairs, ensuring clear and impactful interactions
  • Gain insights into the journey and experiences of other fellow female insurance internal auditors 
  • Understand the key milestones, challenges and strategies that led to the success of senior internal audit leaders that have been in the business for many years 
  • Identify actionable steps and advice from other women in the insurance internal audit space in order to advance a future career and fulfill leadership aspirations
  • Understand tips and tricks necessary to enhance the communication process with audit committees and audit committee chairs, ensuring clear and impactful interactions
  • Learn about the leadership styles of senior internal audit executives, and the key decision-making processes and strategies that play a part in effectively managing teams and projects
  • Gain information on valuable leadership principles and approaches that can be applied to current or future leadership roles and responsibilities
  • Explore other perspectives on maintaining a work-life balance and how to effectively manage both professional and personal lives
  • Learn practical types and strategies for achieving a harmonious work-life balance, especially in roles with significant leadership responsibilities
  • Participate in open dialogue and exchange internal audit anecdotes and experiences with fellow insurance internal audit professionals to shed light on challenges faced and the successful strategies used to surmount them

CPE sponsors

Information about CPE eligibility: 

There are no prerequisites for this webinar, and advance preparation is not required. There is no cost to attend this webinar. A certificate of completion will be emailed to you four to six weeks after the event.  

  • Level: Overview  
  • CPE credit: Up to three (3) hours total credit 
  • Field of study: Specialized Knowledge 

For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund policies, please email [email protected]. 

Baker Tilly is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: nasbaregistry.org.

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