American Women's Society of Certified Public Accountants - AWSCPA

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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.

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