3 Tips to Be Seen as a Leader at a Young Age

Even before you have the experience or earn the title, your leadership potential can be recognized at a young age. And if your peers can recognize your leadership qualities early on, you’ll be first up for that promotion or project lead.

Chart Your Own Path: My Experience in Accounting

I have  been blessed by being able to make changes when needed and being a female in the accounting professional has worked well for our family. Each individual’s path is different. Now, grab that new pen and fresh pad of paper, and chart your own path!

Chapter Spotlight: AFWA Denver Achieves in Scholarship

AFWA's Denver Chapter is the recipient of the 2018 Chapter Achievement Award for Scholarship. The Chapter was selected for this award not only for the amount of scholarships they distribute, but also for the established relationships they maintain with local colleges and universities.

Reflecting on the Past Year: Remember to Thank Your Network

As 2018 closes and we begin to  reflect on the year gone by, I challenge you to think beyond experience and reflect on people.  Who is new in your life? Who has supported you through challenges? Who has encouraged you to reach for that stretch goal?


  • We’re proud to recognize 102 Lifetime Members! More

  • AFWA’s FY18 Impact Report is now available, read now

  • ISU Chapter President, recognized by University for leading Book Club, read now

  • Did You Know: AFWA offered 309 CPE hours in the last year! Find an upcoming event near you.

  • Khrystyn Lutz appointed as Chair of the LEAP Council, read


With more than 70 AFWA Chapters nationwide, you’re sure to find a network of professional women in accounting and finance near you.



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AFWA has provided me with the ability to gain confidence in a safe environment. I tell members it gave me my voice. I have the confidence to deal with clients or sit at the board table and express an opinion.
Linda Harris, CPA
Because of AFWA, I’m less afraid to try new things like changing industries, leaving situations that don’t work for me, taking on new roles in different associations, get involved with other organizations
Laura Mangan, CPA, CMA, MBA