Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The percentage of CFOs who are women hit an all-time high last year, and racial and ethnic minorities also continue to make gains in obtaining roles in the C-suite, according to an annual report from Crist Kolder.
Tayiika M. Dennis, CPA, is a principal at CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen LLP), working out of its Century City, Los Angeles, location, and chair of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.
The Association of Latino Professionals for America is a vehicle for social change and a networking forum for Latino students, professionals, and businesses.
To celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, a CPA leader in Southern California who tirelessly built his firm and a Hispanic professional organization from the ground up reflects on his journey in this podcast episode with transcript.
The CAQ announced a strategic education initiative intended to expose students to careers in accounting, attract greater diversity and representation within the profession, and address barriers to entry from underrepresented and underserved groups.
Asking questions is a first step towards addressing the problem of gender inequity, says Tracey Walker of RSM US, who will share her experiences at this year’s AICPA & CIMA Women’s Global Leadership Summit.
Executive recruiting firm Crist Kolder’s annual report shows record levels of female and racially or ethnically diverse leadership at large companies.
A majority of LGBT+ respondents to a Deloitte survey are more inclined to remain with their current employer because of their inclusion initiatives, although noninclusive behaviors remain a concern.
Creating a real sense of belonging for LGBTQ+ employees benefits individuals, clients, firms, and the profession.
Diversity and inclusion is rising in CPA firm partner ranks and new accounting graduate hires, according to AICPA research.
Anna Mok, CPA, shares advice for women in accounting, in preparation for the panel session “AmplifiHER: Inspirational Women Breaking Ceilings and Stereotypes in the Profession” at the upcoming AICPA & CIMA ENGAGE conference.
The National Association of Black Accountants and the Center for Audit Quality are aiming to increase the diversity of talent coming into the accounting profession by working together to match community college students with mentors and tutors to help them progress to four-year accounting programs.
CPAs who are neurodivergent, and other experts, share how firms can make their workplaces more equitable and welcoming to staff with disabilities.
The AICPA’s 2021 Trends report provides information on the status of education, hiring, leadership and diversity in the accounting profession.
A CPA leader shares how mentors helped him along the way and the advice he now shares with aspiring CFOs in this podcast episode with transcript.
Data from an annual report by executive recruiting firm Crist | Kolder shows that women and racial and ethnic minorities have a greater percentage of leadership roles than in previous years.
The Center for Audit Quality announced a strategic initiative intended to increase diversity of talent coming into the accounting profession while raising awareness of the profession’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
Does your firm prioritize relationships, procedures, or competitiveness? The answer can determine whom you should hire.
The Black CPA Centennial celebration highlighted the inspiring stories of Black CPAs who broke through barriers and paved a path for others to join the accounting profession. Against the backdrop of the commemoration, work continues to be needed to improve recruiting, retention, and advancement of Black CPAs.
AICPA leaders highlight the profession’s opportunities for CPAs from diverse backgrounds.