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Powerful Leaders Shaping the Profession

To support the women who lead the profession through personal growth and leadership development of colleagues, the PICPA honors those efforts with the Women to Watch Awards. In partnership with the AICPA and its Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee, we are pleased to sponsor this prestigious award. 

The award winners join other CPAs across the country who have been identified as Women to Watch because of their personal success and commitment to fostering the success of others. This is the third year the PICPA is participating.

Nominations are open to all women who hold both AICPA and PICPA membership and have been in the profession for at least 10 years. Self-nominations are encouraged. Members may also submit multiple nominations. 

Nominations will be open Dec. 1, 2019, through Jan. 31, 2020.

 

Recipients will be honored at the 2020 Women's Leadership Conference.

Candidates evaluated based upon:

  • Mentoring
  • Public/community service
  • Leadership – firm/business, associations
  • Authorship – professional journals and consumer outlets
  • Professional education development and presentation
  • Improvements to the workplace

2019 Women to Watch Recipients

Pamela W. Baker

Pamela Baker

Megan Kennedy

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Wendy M. Lakatosh

Wendy Lakatosh

Tiffany S. Wetzel-Sturtz

Tiffany Wetzel-Sturtz

Bandana Jha 2018 Women to Watch Award Recipient

Bandana Jha discusses her open door policy management style, how to select a mentor, and leadership advice.
CPA Conversations

Encouraging Women in Accounting to Own Their Future

by Colleen Kuczynski | May 29, 2018

Kimberly Ellison-Taylor was the first African-American chair of the American Institute of CPAs, and she overcame many obstacles to become a leader in the accounting industry. In this podcast she shares some of her personal story and how women in accounting can achieve greatness in their careers. Ellison-Taylor will speak at greater depth on this topic at PICPA’s 2018 Women Leadership Conference on June 28.

If you’d like, you can download this episode’s audio file. Additionally, you can follow us on iTunes, Google Play, or subscribe to our RSS feed.

By: Jim DeLuccia, PICPA Communications Manager

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