Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance

Membership Benefits

AFWA provides professional affiliation with a network of successful, motivated, and influential professionals who understand the unique position of being a woman in the industry and who, together, contribute to the future development of their profession. Beyond this prestigious status, AFWA members enjoy a variety of benefits provided by the national organization, local Chapters, and our partners.



National Directory: Access to an online directory of AFWA Members including accounting and finance professionals from across the country.

>> Visit the AFWA Member Directory
(Must login to AFWA Member Site)

Conferences: AFWA hosts a number of conferences throughout the year, including various spring conferences hosted by local chapters, and National Conference held in the Fall. In addition to networking and leadership development, these conferences offer CPE credit for attendees (up to 24 hours at the National conference!). AFWA members can attend all conferences at a discounted rate.


Social Networks: AFWA Members connect on a variety of platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Members also have access to an exclusive LinkedIn Online Member Exchange to share ideas, and seek support.

Access to Member-Only Site: Our member site offers resources and materials to help AFWA members develop their local chapters and make the most of their membership experience.

>> Log on to the AFWA Members Only Site

Publications: Your AFWA membership includes a subscription to weekly, monthly, and quarterly AFWA publications.

>> Learn more about AFWA Publications



CPE Events:  AFWA Chapters across the country host a number of CPE events, many on a monthly calendar. Members earn their education hours along with the benefit of connecting with a local network.

>> Find an AFWA Chapter near you

Get Published: National exposure for you and/or your company! As an AFWA member, you are eligible to share your experience and expertise through original content on the AFWA blog. All approved posts are shared via the blog on the AFWA National website and promoted via AFWA’s social media accounts – and may even be picked up for one of AFWA’s newsletters.

>> Contact for more information

Scholarship: Between July 2014 and June 2015, The Foundation of AFWA awarded over $34,000 in cash scholarships, review courses, and certification awards, to benefit those working to advance their education in accounting and finance. Many of these scholarships were awarded exclusively to AFWA Members.

>> Learn more about AFWA Scholarships

Career Center: The AFWA Career Center provides helpful career resources, and connects employers with professionals like you.

>> Visit the AFWA Career Center

Volunteering:  AFWA is proud to build leaders. We encourage all members to volunteer with their local Chapters, and to consider advancement to a National Volunteer roll. AFWA offers National Committees, Chapter Advocates, Foundation Board, and National Board positions.

>> Interested in joining an AFWA National Committee?



Along with our Honorary Trustees and Alliance and Affinity Partners, AFWA offers numerous discounts on products, services, and memberships, exclusively to our members.


Columbia Southern University: 10% discount on tuition


Wiley CPAexcel: 10% discount on CPA review courses for AFWA Members, and a 20% discount for Student Members


CCH: Get 40% off select Books of the Month and 25% off any other CCH® Publication


Ceridian: 10% discount on payroll and HR services


ALPFA – Building Latino Business Leaders: Complimentary membership for AFWA Members

>> Log into the AFWA Member Site to access discount codes and links