Creating a real sense of belonging for LGBTQ+ employees benefits individuals, clients, firms, and the profession.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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.
Both accomplished leaders and young professionals are among the many people working to advance the accounting profession’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts for the future. Read insights and experiences from DEI leaders as well as some 40 Under 40 Black CPA Award winners on how to expand Black CPA representation in the profession.
Built by Black CPAs who succeeded despite adversity, these firms continue to play an important role in the profession’s recruitment and advancement initiatives, and with the clients they serve.
Progress for Black professionals in accounting can be accelerated with the right moves from firms and other professionals.
State CPA society leaders are among those spearheading diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in the profession. See what successful steps they and their organizations have taken to enhance the recruitment and advancement of Black CPAs.
Nasdaq-listed companies will be required to provide new information on the diversity of their boards as a result of a new rule approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
A century after John W. Cromwell Jr. became the nation’s first Black CPA, Black role models continue to open doors in the profession.
Leaders whose organizations focus on promoting the advancement of Black CPAs, both on their own and as a part of the Black CPA Centennial, offer insights on where the profession stands and where it needs to go.
After a year of heightened focus on diversity, equity and inclusion issues, leaders of the accounting profession are continuing in their commitment to make strides in this area. Accountability and transparency related to these issues will be pivotal in the coming years.