By AFWA National President, Karyn Hartke, CPA Community. According to the dictionary, community is “a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals,” and having “joint ownership and goals.” I remember that feeling of community when I attended my first Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance National Conference. Our [...]
Because sexual harassment in the workplace is not about sex – it’s about power. The complex reality is that workplace harassment is a culture issue – not a compliance issue.
However, knowledge and a buffalo didn’t cause a behavioral change. It was a measured, rigorous personal development process that changed habits and created the opportunity
The Foundation of AFWA awarded $21,500 to deserving accounting an finance students through its Spring undergraduate and masters scholarship program.
Prepared by the AFWA Young Professional LEAP Advisory Council Does networking really matter? What are the benefits anyway? Any why take time out of my busy day to network when I'm trying to establish my career here within my company? Members of AFWA's Young Professional LEAP Advisory Counsel believe networking does matter and they've put [...]
If I could give one thing, one mission my all, it would be to completely shake up how working moms are viewed, supported, and treated in the workplace.
Focusing on our history, I have chosen the leaf as a symbol for this year. It symbolizes hope, renewal, revival and growth. Yet as we focus on growth and renewal, we are planning to build on the strong foundation and roots.
By encouraging your employees to not only join AFWA, but to get involved through volunteer opportunities, you’ll see a clear improvement in her abilities to communicate, multi-task, adapt, envision, and more.
The 12 firms named to the Best CPA Firms for Women list demonstrate consistent progress in advancing women, proven programs that retain and advance women, and compelling integration of the business case for advancing women.