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Actuary of the Future – Younger Actuaries Network–Is This the Place for You?

Are you an actuarial student looking for advice on career paths, exam strategies, or soft skill development? Are you an actuary looking for a mentor or role model? Are you a recent ASA or FSA trying to expand your networking opportunities, explore exciting career options or give back to the actuarial community?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, the Younger Actuaries Network (YAN) is the place for you! YAN is a special interest subgroup within the Actuary of the Future section which was created in January 2006. Its mission is “to encourage the professional, academic and social development of ‘early career’ actuaries in addition to providing all actuaries with a greater sense of community throughout the Society.

About the YAN

Mission Statement: To encourage the professional, academic and social development of "early–career" actuaries in addition to providing all actuaries with a greater sense of community throughout the Society".

  • 2010 Initiatives:
    1. Increase membership value among early–career actuaries, including aspiring actuarial students and career–changers, by sponsoring education sessions to provide networking opportunities and guidance in the actuarial profession.
    2. Further develop and increase participation in the YAN mentorship whereby aprotégé can discuss career plans, personal development, examstrategies, etc., with his or her mentor.

 

How to join the YAN?

To join the YAN, you must first join the AOF section of the Society before you may participate in the YAN, which can be done by completing this form on the SOA Web site.

To participate in the YAN, you must first become a member of the Actuary of the Future Section. For more information on YAN, please contact Sue Martz or Ashwini Vaidya.