Foundation of AFWA 2017-07-06T14:10:43+00:00

The Foundation is all about us, accounting and financial professionals. We strive every day to make a difference in the financial world and in our communities. The Foundation is charged with raising funds for national scholarships, and educational advancement of our peers and rising leaders. The Foundation offers each of us the opportunity to support the future direction of the profession where we have gained our own personal successes. It is important to support those entering the profession and working alongside us. Those that follow in our footsteps have much to teach us and much to learn from us. They embody the next generation of accounting and financial professionals. Our goal for you and AFWA is to lead the way in their development.

Our Mission

The Foundation promotes and advances education, career development and leadership in finance and accounting. Our vision is to guide women along the path to achieve success in finance and accounting.


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The Foundation of AFWA
2365 Harrodsburg Rd Ste A325
Lexington, KY 40504

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The Foundation of AFWA gives more than $34,000 in scholarship awards annually to current and future accounting and finance leaders.
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Recent Posts from The Foundation

From The Foundation Chair: Wrapping Up 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, I want to thank each of you again for your continued support of The Foundation and wish you a Blessed Holiday Season.

Expand Your Horizons: Financial Literacy Changes Lives

as financial professionals, we are in a unique position to help people change their lives and to achieve financial peace for themselves and their families.

2017 Accounting and Finance Scholarship Recipients

The Foundation of AFWA awarded $18,500 to deserving accounting an finance students through its Spring undergraduate and masters scholarship program. Meet the recipients.

Advice for Students Preparing to Enter the Accounting & Finance Fields

Q&A for students beginning their careers in accounting and finance, from networking to internships, to associations and career path decisions


When you see someone whom it appears has it all together, please remember she is just a person. She is just like you. We can’t tell what she crawled through to get to where she is or perhaps if she is hanging on by a frayed and dangling thread. Remember to say hello. And NO MATTER WHAT….If there is something you want, something you want to do, someone you aspire to be….YOU CAN DO IT TOO!!! It is never too late and nothing is ever out of reach….Because people like us DO SUCCEED!!!
Tavia Blume, CPA, Two-time scholarship recipient