American Society of Women Accountants

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American Society of Women Accountants

An organization dedicated to promoting women in the accounting field. It was established in 1938 in Indiana and has expanded nationwide. It hosts a large number of training and networking events per year. Members are encouraged to seek advice from one another on accounting and professional issues. It is based in Virginia.
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A number of individuals on the PAAAS executive had duplicate functions on other organisations, such as ASWA and AAAA.
Other anthropology associations, including AAS, ASWA and the Anthropological Society of South Australia, continued to provide forums for debate and disciplinary advocacy more broadly, but were not formally dedicated to the needs of consultants.
We are really excited about how closely it aligns with ASWA's mission," said Cheryl Heitz, President of ASWA.
The mission of ASWA is to enable women in all accounting and related fields to achieve their full personal, professional and economic potential and to contribute to the future development of their profession.
The award is an initiative of the ASWA and AWSCPA joint Accounting/MOVE project, a national research effort to measure progress and advance women at public accounting firms and corporate accounting employers.
All of us at BDO are proud to be recognized by the ASWA and the AWSCPA with this honor," said Sandi Guy, Partner and National Director of Human Capital at BDO.
The ASWA also presented Ernst & Young with the Accounting Firm Award for making work/life integration a priority for all of the firm's people and for its commitment to the development and advancement of its women professionals.
An ASWA member since 1989, Jones has served on her local board as Treasurer, Vice President, and President, South Central Area Director, and National Board Director, Secretary, Vice President Programs and Services, Vice President Membership, and President-Elect.
For more information about ASWA, visit their Web site at http://www.