This year's remote learning environment became an asset for the WSIA Career Development Committee. (Shutterstock) This year’s remote learning environment became an asset for the WSIA Career Development Committee. (Shutterstock)

Rising stars in the field of wholesale, surplus and specialty line insurance will shine just as bright in 2020 despite pandemic-induced adaptions to their schooling, graduation ceremonies and internships.

While some career-development plans may have been canceled during the early months of the COVID-19 public health crisis, both the students interested in insurance careers as wells as industry leaders looking to connect with them, found creative, resilient ways to accomplish their goals despite social distancing challenges.

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Elana Ashanti Jefferson

Elana Ashanti Jefferson serves as Editor-in-Chief of ALM's PropertyCasualty360 Group. She is a veteran journalist and communications professional. Reach her by sending an e-mail to [email protected].

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