Similar to the movie industry, women in the accounting profession, hold only 24% of partnership seats while making up about 50% of the industry...So, what do we do now? The good news is AFWA is not sitting on the sidelines.
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.
In honor of Women's History Month, AFWA National President, Lori Kelley, CPA features some prominent women throughout the history of accounting
Reach high; work hard; and serve others; all under the umbrella of integrity. Even in these simplest of terms, this is powerful advice that all professionals hoping to succeed in business (and life) can follow.
Individuals and organizations realize that the business world is hungry for examples of how to better advance women. MOVE firms have been ‘showing their work’ for years.
Take power over your heart health. Lori Kelley, shares important facts surrounding heart disease in women.
This year’s recipients demonstrate a drive to take on challenges and strive for success. They are leaders in their companies and communities. They’ve earned the trust and respect of their clients and peers. And they show enthusiasm toward their career and the accounting and finance industry as a whole.
We all know somebody who has been touched by breast cancer. Many of our AFWA sisters have fought the fight. And many more of us have family members and close friends who have been diagnosed with this disease. So, what can you do when someone you love hears the words “you have breast cancer”?
Exactly how firms are adopting insights gained from advancing women to firm wide efforts, and how they are renewing and refreshing women’s initiatives, is the focus of the 2018 Accounting MOVE Project report.