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

Norma Montague
2020-2021 Section President

Greetings!

My name is Norma Ramirez Montague, and I am honored to assume the role of the Diversity Section President for 2020-2021. As you well know, the Diversity Section's longstanding goals encompass the creation and dissemination of knowledge as it relates to diversity and inclusion in the accounting and accounting education fields via the promotion of excellence in research, teaching, and practice. As thought leaders in diversity and inclusion, we should strive to achieve those goals in new and innovative ways. In that spirit, I would like to announce the launch of a new two-year initiative for the Diversity Section to build upon our predecessors' tremendous efforts.

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Midyear Meeting

2021 Diversity Section
Save the Date!

October 23- 24, 2021

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