Association of Latino Professionals In Finance and Accounting ALPFA

DEFINITION of 'Association of Latino Professionals In Finance and Accounting ALPFA'

A not-for-profit organization created to enhance opportunities for Latino persons in the financial, accounting and related fields. The ALPFA helps by offering scholarships, promoting job fairs, instigating networking events, etc. They also offer mentoring and workshops to give their members the tools necessary to compete in today's workforce.

BREAKING DOWN 'Association of Latino Professionals In Finance and Accounting ALPFA'

The organization is built on a very structured foundation which began with the American Association of Hispanic Certified Public Accountants. They set out specific goals to be met, as well as outline how their progress is to be measured and assessed. Their data shows that the number of successful Latinos in all areas of the financial field has increased since the foundation began.

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