Diversity and Inclusion
The AICPA works to encourage and promote diversity & inclusion within the CPA profession and its workforce, as we believe a workplace that is reflective and inclusive of the global communities in which they serve - different people, different cultures, and different perspectives – are greatly positioned to innovatively solve the challenging and complex issues facing clients and the evolving public interest.
Spotlight on Professional Resources
The AICPA LGBTQ Networking groups offer members an opportunity to exchange information, tools, and resources specific to recruiting, retaining and creating an inclusive environment for LGBTQ accountants in the profession. Attendees will explore progress and trends facilitated by LGBTQ community leaders, speakers, and roundtable discussions. This is a great opportunity to share knowledge of your own and learn from peers across the profession.
Attention Students: Are you an ethnically diverse student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an accounting and accounting-related major? Do you plan to pursue the CPA licensure? If you can answer yes to the above questions, consider applying for this unique opportunity.
AICPA LGBT Networking Group
Offering members an opportunity to exchange information and resources specific to recruiting, retaining and creating an inclusive environment for LGBT accountants in the profession.
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AICPA is committed to providing research to better understand and influence the dynamics of young people who enter and remain in the accounting profession.
Tools and Resources
Assess your firm’s current environment, learn about leading practices, and implement action plans. These tools will help firms ensure that diversity and inclusion initiatives are an ongoing part of their company’s culture.
Take advantage of resources that help professionals like you continue to advance in their careers.
Request an Inclusion Champion to speak at your event. Inclusion Champions represent a cohort of CPAs across the country that help foster discussions on diversity and inclusion in the profession.
National Commission on Diversity and Inclusion
A commission formed to serve as champions within the accounting profession proposing strategies to recruit, retain, and advance under-represented minorities in the profession. Learn more about the National Commission on Diversity and Inclusion!