A discussion of the African American presence in the accounting profession

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Surgent CPE: Education for Pros

The African American Presence in the Accounting Profession: Past, Present, and Future (AAPA)
MAY 11TH @ 10AM ET • 2 CREDITS • $89 $75.65

This webinar presents the historical perspective of African Americans in the accounting profession from 1921 to the present before exploring where the profession needs to go next. This course will cover the following topics:
  • Timeline of Black accountants in the profession
  • The historic and systemic barriers to entry, including Board of Accountancy policies, inability to gain professional experience, wealth accumulation, and Black economic empowerment 
  • The Accounting Profession’s Response: Journal of Accountancy editorial response to Bert Mitchell Study, AICPA Minority Initiatives Committee – Evolution and Activities, National Association of Black Accountants 
  • The current state of diversity in the profession: 2019 AICPA Trends Report, AICPA Commission on Diversity, and State Society Initiatives

In addition, the course will highlight selected individuals who were instrumental in advancing African Americans in the profession.

Kecia Headshot (cropped)About the Instructor:
Kecia Williams Smith, Ph.D CPA, is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Master of Accountancy (MACC) Program in the Department of Accounting and Finance at North Carolina A&T State University. Her research interests include audit regulation, audit quality, regulatory communications, and auditor judgment and decision-making.



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