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
Monday, May 14, 2018 in Atlanta, GA. The Symposium brings together accounting firms, state societies, colleges and universities, other organizations to incubate fresh ideas and breakthrough strategies that will help the profession sustain a pipeline of diverse talent.
The Inclusion Solutions monthly e-newsletter aggregates news stories on diversity and inclusion, promotes diversity and inclusion best practices and positions the profession as a leader in this area.
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New hiring practices could help to diversify tax profession
Apr 11, 2018A lack of diversity among hiring managers in the tax and accounting fields is making it more difficult for companies to attra -More-
Create a safe environment for new ideas
Apr 11, 2018Cognitive diversity is key when teams work to solve problems, but it's also important to create an atmosphere of psychologica -More-
Finding the right approach to D&I for your organization
Apr 11, 2018Companies are using a variety of diversity and inclusion strategies, including forming companywide councils and creating lead -More-
Research: "Confidence gap" doesn't explain lack of gender parity
Apr 11, 2018Women are often advised to lean in and project self-confidence, but research suggests that doing so may not necessarily lead -More-
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 best 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!