The professional world has many misconceptions about actuaries: that they’re antisocial, that they’re too removed from human outcomes or that each actuary can only speak to a narrow sector of the field. Now actuary Ashlee Mouton Borcan is on a mission to change those stereotypes.
She recommends that to change the industry’s reputation, actuaries should first change how they think about themselves―recognizing their own expertise on a wide range of issues. Borcan also says that the right mindset is the key for actuarial students who want to prosper in the field. Read her full advice in the article at The Actuary.