Women's Initiatives

Change the landscape of your influence, champion the pipeline,
and empower women in the accounting profession.

Women's Initiatives Task Force

Work alongside fellow professionals tackling issues impacting women in the accounting profession with the support of the MICPA.

AICPA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Resources

A diverse profession is a sustainable one. The AICPA, led by its Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee, is committed to the retention and advancement of women in accounting and provides a variety of resources to help you stay engaged, champion other women and move ahead.


Women to Watch Awards

The Michigan Association of CPAs, in partnership with the AICPA, is proud to recognize the accomplishments and dedication of women in the profession through the Women to Watch Awards. Female leaders may be nominated from two categories:


Women to Watch - Emerging Leader Award

CPA Emerging Leaders - Women who have demonstrated characteristics that will enable them to become profession leaders.



Meghan Gartman, CPA

Women to Watch - Experienced Leader Award

CPA Experienced Leaders - Women who have made notable contributions to the accounting profession, their organizations and the development of women as leaders.


Michelle Watterworth, CPA
Plante Moran

Our Allies In Women's Initiatives



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