Women in the Profession

Today women have more opportunities than ever to succeed and advance in the profession. Accounting organizations are creating a culture for women to succeed in a variety of roles; fill the gap in personnel and mirror the market place. These resources are designed to help you stay engaged, move ahead in the profession and champion other women in your footsteps.


Retaining and Developing Women Leaders: Organizational Strategy Workshop WIEC Firm Business Case Brochure – Why Women Advancement is Good for Business
This short checklist highlights the business case for women’s initiatives and offers advice on how to tie them into your firm’s own concerns (succession, retention, etc.) and success.
Frequently Asked Questions – Launching Successful Women’s Initiatives in Your Firm
This list of frequently asked questions will help gain acceptance and engagement in the effort aimed at revisiting and reinvigorating the firm’s business model and engaging the entire pool, beginning with female firm members.
organizational strategies brochure Women’s Initiative Checklist – Enhancing CPA Firm Success through Gender Diversity
Use this checklist to plot your firm’s course in jump starting or refreshing a women’s initiative program. This document provides a step by step approach along with related resources to encourage firms to employ metrics and measure where they stand today and related progress.

March is Women’s History Month, a chance for the world to acknowledge the contributions of women.

Taking the reins of leadership can be daunting. Read some lessons learned from a member of the Women's Initiatives Executive Committee.

It’s possible to work fewer hours and still achieve career advancement in the accounting profession. The keys to success are focus and flexibility.


AICPA Women’s Global Leadership Summit
November 8 - 10, 2017 in Chicago, IL
The AICPA Women’s Leadership Summit is designed to help women build skills in business development, mentoring, networking and client service and allow them to exchange ideas with established senior women executives and other promising female professionals. Email womensinitiatives@aicpa.org for more information.

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