Diversity & Inclusion

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News Related to Diversity & Inclusion

  • The Millennial Myth: Developing Your Best Employees

    MICPA Holds Education Seminar to Develop the Next Generation Workers
  • Program Inspires Minority Students to Become CPAs

    You could say that Julius Green, CPA, JD, is the inspiration behind the Inspire Future CPAs program hosted by the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs (PICPA). Amid increasing focus on diversity and inclusion in the accounting profession, the Inspire program focuses on an early introduction to accounting for middle school and high school students, mainly at minority and inner-city schools.

High School Diversity in Accounting Conference

The MICPA High School Diversity in Accounting Conference aims to build a stronger, more representative profession for the future! It's a chance for students to learn what the CPA profession has to offer, from hunting down corporate fraudsters to playing a part on the bench of the hottest sports teams.

The event will be hosted at  Wayne State University on December 6, 2017.  Click here for more details. 

Michigan Accountancy Foundation Diversity Scholarship

Each year the Michigan Accountancy Foundation gives over $50,000 to students working to build a career in accounting. By supporting bright upcoming talent, this program seeks to build a diverse, forward-thinking profession.

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AICPA Diversity & Inclusion Resources

With an eye on the changing demographics of the communities in which CPAs serve, the AICPA is focused on diversity and inclusion in the accounting profession. The AICPA is committed to providing programs focused on increasing the student pipeline as well as those programs focused on retaining and advancing underrepresented minorities in the profession.

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Attracting Underrepresented Minorities to the Accounting Profession

Authors Frank K. Ross, Allyson T. Clark and Jean T. Wells have made this report available through Howard University's School of Business. The paper explores insights into diversifying the talent pipeline for the CPA profession.

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Our Allies in Diversity & Inclusion

ALPFA

ALPFA Michigan is part of nationwide ALPFA, the premier Latino business organization in the United States, offering expanding opportunities for Latino leadership in the global market.

NABA

The Detroit chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants is part of a nationwide professional association with the primary purpose of developing, encouraging and serving as a resource for greater participation by African-American and other minorities in the accounting and finance professions. Mark your calendar for the 2017 NABA events (check the NABA website for more details):