About the Diversity Section

Our Mission

To be the primary forum for the enhancement and support of diversity in accounting education, research, and practice.

Value Propositions

Community

To create a diverse community of accounting students, faculty and practitioners

Diversity Research

To encourage and support research that will create awareness of diversity issues in accounting education and practice

Faculty Development

To enhance and support the professional development of all faculty members and doctoral students

Partnerships

To encourage and support collaboration among accounting students, faculty and practitioners to address diversity issues in the workplace

Infrastructure

To provide high quality, cost-effective services and support for the programs and activities of the Section

Shared Values

  • Valuing diversity; respect for others
  • Service to members and others
  • Sense of community
  • Innovation; willingness to change
  • High ethical values and behavior
  • Open communications
  • Fairness

Letter from the President

Dr. Helen L. Brown-Liburd
Section President 2019-2020

 

Happy New Decade!

 

One of the Section’s missions for the 2019-2020 fiscal year was to continue to advance diversity. On that front, we have begun discussions with the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) to partner with them on one of their diversity initiatives focused on outreach to high school students and incoming college students to educate them about careers in accounting. Norma Montague, our Vice President, has taken the lead on working with the CAQ. We are still focused on increasing our membership by recruiting new members and re-engaging former members. Dana Hollie and Nerissa Brown are the co-chairs for the membership committee... 

 

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Midyear Meeting

Registration is Now Open!

2019 Diversity Section Midyear Meeting

The 2019 Diversity Section Midyear Meeting will be held at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta in Atlanta Georgia on November 1-3, 2019!
Registration is now open!

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