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EMC Announced as Presenting Sponsor of the 2020 Women Lead Change Central Iowa Conference

DES MOINES, Iowa (Nov. 2, 2019)—Women Lead Change announced that EMC Insurance Companies will be the Presenting Sponsor of the 2020 Women Lead Change Central Iowa Conference scheduled for Oct. 28-29, 2020, at the Iowa Events Center.

Founded in 1911, EMC is one of the largest property/casualty organizations in Iowa and was named a Top Workplace in Iowa by The Des Moines Register in 2019 for the sixth time. EMC places an emphasis on enhancing the quality of life in the communities it serves. This emphasis has shown through its support of Women Lead Change as a sponsor of the Central Iowa Conference for six years.

“EMC is proud to be Presenting Sponsor of the 2020 Central Iowa Conference and to play a key role in supporting the mission of Women Lead Change,” said Beth Nigut, EMC Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. “This commitment solidifies our dedication to working toward the development, advancement and promotion of women, both in our organization and across the nation.”

As Iowa’s premier women’s leadership development organization, Women Lead Change has been making an impact on workforce development for women for 13 years. As an official 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, Women Lead Change is a trusted partner to companies across the state and beyond yearround that provides cutting edge research, programming and tactical tools focusing on the business imperative of advancing women at all levels, including on boards.

About EMC Insurance Companies

EMC Insurance Companies is among the top 60 property/casualty insurance organizations in the country based on net written premium, with more than 2,400 employees. Employers Mutual Casualty Company (EMCC) was organized in 1911 to write workers’ compensation protection in Iowa. Today, operating under the trade name EMC Insurance Companies, the company provides property and casualty insurance products and services throughout the United States and writes reinsurance contracts worldwide. EMCC is licensed in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, visit

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