Diversity Leadership and Mentoring Program (LAMP)




In order to fulfill its efforts to create an inclusive global professional liability community and provide opportunities for interaction, career development and advancement for all members and participants, PLUS established the Diversity Leadership and Mentoring Program (LAMP) in 2015. Under the stewardship of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, LAMP is designed to:

  • Provide support, education, access and service opportunities in the professional liability industry to individuals from diverse and traditionally underrepresented groups and backgrounds 
  • Connect participants with coaching, volunteer leadership experiences, and assistance in their mentor search, to enhance their career development and expand their professional networks
  • Encourage diverse candidates to assume leadership roles in PLUS and the professional liability insurance industry
  • Develop a more diverse leadership pool for the professional liability insurance profession
  • Demonstrate the long-term benefit of the program to participants, PLUS and the larger professional liability insurance profession


LAMP participants receive and must agree to utilize:

  • Membership in PLUS
  • Registration, travel and lodging for the PLUS Leadership Assembly and orientation session in September 2017 
  • Registration, travel and lodging for two PLUS education programs as selected by the participant (PLUS Conference, PLUS Symposia, PLUS University) during the program 
  • Group leadership coaching
  • Opportunities to network with PLUS senior staff and volunteer leadership
  • Three complimentary PLUS Curriculum study modules during LAMP participation
  • Three complimentary RPLU examinations within a year of completion of LAMP


To be eligible to participate in LAMP, candidates must be:

  • A member of a racial/ethnic group that is traditionally underrepresented within PLUS membership or leadership, lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender, or a person with a disability
  • Currently employed in the professional liability insurance industry with a minimum of two years' experience  
  • A professional with a demonstrated career commitment and interest in volunteer leadership opportunities in PLUS and/or civic-community organizations 
  • Committed to fully engage in all LAMP benefits

Visit the Application Information page