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Diversity & Inclusion – The Accounting Profession Diversity & Inclusion are buzz words for many professional industries today including the accounting profession. Both the California Society of CPAs (the largest State Society of CPA’s) and the AICPA have diversity and inclusion initiatives. These initiatives are great in that the organizations are calling attention to several facts: Diversity in the workplace makes good business sense. Diverse staffing attracts diverse clients, generates diverse ideas for increasing business revenues, serves as a basis for dealing with diverse social issues that may impact your business.
  • Let’s people of diverse background know that they are needed, welcomed and valued in this profession.
  • Encourages Accounting Firms and Business & Industry who currently complain about qualified staffing to expand their traditional recruiting base.
  • It is the "Right" thing to do.
Listed below are some website links that provide insight and tools the industry is using to address diversity & inclusion.
CalCPA
Drive for Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity and Inclusion Resources for Professionals
AICPA
AICPA National Commission on Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Research
Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit
AICPA Women's Initiatives Executive Committee
Certified Information Technology Professional

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