The Women’s Initiative Executive Committee (WIEC) has developed several formal and informal resources to help CPA firms and companies develop women’s initiatives programs to attract and retain talent.
CPA Firm Gender Survey
As part of its effort to provide resources to firms to support the retention and advancement of their female talent, WIEC gathered benchmark data on the status of female professionals within public accounting firms and on firm programs aimed at advancing females to leadership positions.
- AICPA Women's Global Leadership Summit
Mark your calendars now! You don't want to miss the 6th Annual AICPA Women's Global Leadership Summit. It will be held on November 8-10, 2017 in Chicago, IL. This summit is designed to empower professional women and build additional skills in key areas such as business development, mentoring, networking, broad-based business skills and client service. Email email@example.com for more information.
- AICPA Women in the Profession LinkedIn group
Network with peers. Connect with experienced professionals. Get advice to expand and enhance your skills. Whether you’re looking for community or insights for business development and career management, you’ll find all this and more by actively participating in the Women in the Profession LinkedIn group.
- AICPA Women to Watch Awards
Be inspired by the success stories of other dynamic female CPAs. The AICPA Women to Watch Awards create a platform to discuss and promote the challenges, accomplishments and opportunities for women in the profession.
- AICPA Online Mentoring Program
The newest tool available to AICPA members, the AICPA Online Mentoring Program allows participants to seek a mentor outside of their organization, who can help level the playing field for women, minorities, and young professionals. Using an online platform makes a mentoring relationship interaction easier to fit into busy schedules, creating beneficial and successful outcomes. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Evolve the Business Model of the Firm
- Pilot Program
WIEC is establishing a pilot program with a few firms to help them apply and share existing best practices, share their progress, successes and lessons learned with the profession in an effort to promote the success of women, inspire other firms and create a ripple effect in our profession.
Videos and Webcasts
AICPA Insights Blog Entries
- Celebrating International Women's Day: Inspiration for Women in the Profession
- Keeping it in Perspective: A Woman's Take on the Profession
- The Powerful Impact of Women in Accounting and Tax
- 6 Ways Women CPAs Can Accelerate Their Careers
AICPA Journal of Accountancy Articles