January 11, 2019

LeadHER Blog


Welcome to the official blog of WIFS, sponsored by Prudential.

LeadHER highlights hot topics that impact women in the profession, the latest WIFS news, and important industry updates. We invite our members and industry thought leaders to submit articles to be featured in upcoming monthly LeadHER blog posts. Please email if you’re interested in providing an article that aligns with the following topics:

February 2019: Collaborating with Your Team or Office
March 2019: Fostering Collaboration with Clients

All articles are due by the 15th of the prior month to the WIFS National Office. Articles submitted will be acknowledged upon receipt then submitted to the Editorial Committee for review. The approval process generally takes between two to three weeks depending upon the article’s complexity, length and anticipated publication inclusion date. Authors will be notified of the review outcome, informed of any comments or recommendations and the anticipated publication date. WIFS reserves the right to edit articles for grammar, length, and appropriateness of content. We will make every effort to preserve the author’s style.

Submit an Article for AdviseHER

We invite our members, partners and industry thought leaders to submit content to include in AdviseHER! Please submit articles via email to Articles must be received and approved in accordance with the below Editorial Schedule. All article submissions undergo a review process conducted by a member of the WIFS Editorial Committee.

We are seeking articles on the following topics for the April 2019 Issue. All articles are due by January 30:

  • A Historical Profile of the First Woman Pioneer in Financial Services: What Got Her There

Article Acceptance Guidelines

Articles should cover subject matter pertaining to the insurance and finance fields, marketing, networking and the association. Articles should be broad in nature, appealing to an array of insurance and financial services professionals with a focus on practical matters, rooted in fact. Theoretical material is not solicited. We welcome authors to express their opinions on a topic relevant to AdviseHER readers; any opinion articles submitted and approved for inclusion will be noted as such. WIFS reserves the right to edit articles for grammar, length, and appropriateness of content. We will make every effort to preserve the author’s style.

Strong articles will include facts with references to personal experience and takeaways for readers. Quotes from experts to enhance the article’s depth is encouraged. Authors are responsible for citing sources featured in articles and obtaining all needed permissions related to quoted or borrowed material. If your article is based on a survey or questionnaire, we ask that you indicate when and where the study was conducted, the number of participants and a concise analysis of the results leading to an evaluation of why this is significant to readers. We strongly encourage including exhibits, graphics or artwork for articles to help readers digest the information being relayed in the article. The art files for any graphics should be submitted separately from the text in vector format. The author is also responsible for acquiring the necessary permissions to feature any artwork.

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January 11, 2019