American Women's Society of Certified Public Accountants - AWSCPA

AAA

DEFINITION of 'American Women's Society of Certified Public Accountants - AWSCPA'

A national organization of female Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) in America. The AWSCPA was founded to promote the interests of female CPAs in America through various programs and publications. The organization serves as a vital source of news and information, education and networking opportunities for female CPAs in America.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'American Women's Society of Certified Public Accountants - AWSCPA'

Founded by nine women CPAs in 1933, the AWSCPA now has over 2,000 members nationwide. The organization is divided into local chapters that hold meetings on a regular basis. The AWSCPA also has a number of affiliates and offshoots, such as the American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA) with which it maintains close relationships.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Women Leaders Round Table - WLRT

    The first recorded organization for women in the insurance industry. ...
  2. Assurance Services

    A type of professional service usually provided by CPAs. Assurance ...
  3. American Society Of Women Accountants ...

    A national organization of female accountants in America that ...
  4. Technical Skills

    1. The knowledge and abilities needed to accomplish mathematical, ...
  5. Chartered Accountant - CA

    An accounting designation given to accounting professionals in ...
  6. Accountant

    A professional person who performs accounting functions such ...
Related Articles
  1. CPA, CFA Or CFP® - Pick Your Abbreviation ...
    Professionals

    CPA, CFA Or CFP® - Pick Your Abbreviation ...

  2. Crunch Numbers To Find The Ideal Accountant
    Retirement

    Crunch Numbers To Find The Ideal Accountant

  3. Surviving The IRS Audit
    Taxes

    Surviving The IRS Audit

  4. A Look At Accounting Careers
    Personal Finance

    A Look At Accounting Careers

comments powered by Disqus
Hot Definitions
  1. Last In, First Out - LIFO

    An asset-management and valuation method that assumes that assets produced or acquired last are the ones that are used, sold ...
  2. Ghosting

    An illegal practice whereby two or more market makers collectively attempt to influence and change the price of a stock. ...
  3. Elasticity

    A measure of a variable's sensitivity to a change in another variable. In economics, elasticity refers the degree to which ...
  4. Tangible Common Equity - TCE

    A measure of a company's capital, which is used to evaluate a financial institution's ability to deal with potential losses. ...
  5. Yield To Maturity (YTM)

    The rate of return anticipated on a bond if held until the maturity date. YTM is considered a long-term bond yield expressed ...
  6. Net Present Value Of Growth Opportunities - NPVGO

    A calculation of the net present value of all future cash flows involved with an additional acquisition, or potential acquisition. ...
Trading Center