Diversity & Inclusion Training

The PICPA offers many opportunities to expand your knowledge and learn more about diversity and inclusion.

Be sure to check out the many diversity resources available to you.

Presented by:
Pennsylvania CPA Foundation

Current Opportunities


Courageous Conversations: A Forum on Diversity, Inclusion, and Making a Difference Together

The AICPA National Commission on Diversity and Inclusion presents: “Courageous Conversations: A Forum on Diversity, Inclusion, and Making a Difference Together.” It’s time to have a candid conversation around diversity and inclusion in the accounting profession. Join us as we work together to find ways to move beyond the conversation and into action.


Upcoming PICPA CPE Courses

Search through our catalog of upcoming and on demand sessions tackling diversity topics.

Webinars include Unconscious Bias, The Science of Organizational Culture & Decision-Making, and Anticipate Inclusion - Building a Sustainable Culture of Diversity.

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Diversity: Beyond the Checkbox

This online, on-demand program consists of five modules designed to help organizations build the foundation for success by connecting DEI efforts to measurable and significant business outcomes. Participants will gain foundational knowledge in the business case for DEI, communications skills, and understanding unconscious bias. Use this link to receive CPA state society member pricing, $135 for the course.

Webinar Series: Advancing the State of Diversity and Inclusion

Studies show that inclusive organizations are more innovative and realize greater bottom line revenue and returns on equity. Why, then, is it so challenging for organizations to embrace the need for a diverse and inclusive workplace?

The Ohio Society of CPAs invites you to explore this question and more. Series topics include Socializing Inclusiveness Throughout Your Organization, Sustaining and Inclusive Culture During Growth and Succession, and Stories of Belonging: Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace.

Register now and use code CBOUTOFSTATE for the member rate.

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During this webcast, firm leaders and diverse professionals discuss ways to recruit, engage, and promote diverse talent


PICPA Town Hall: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

David Kessler, CPA, and Risa Lavine from CohnReznick discuss diversity initiatives during PICPA's recent town hall webinar.

Rethinking Diversity

Rethinking diversity with Jina Etienne, CPA, former president of NABA Inc.
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Rethinking Diversity

Jina Etienne, CPA, discusses how to have a clearer sense of who you are as an organization and what strategies you need to find, hire, and retain the talent that reflects the diversity of the communities where we work.


CPAs on Diversity

Jessica Chen, CPA, explains the business implications of diversity and what can be done to attract more minorities to the accounting profession.

Considerations on Unconscious Bias

Manny Espinoza and Suri Surinder, both from the CTR Factor, discuss the impact of unconscious bias in the business world.
Inspire Future CPAs in the Classroom

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Partner with a Middle School or High School

Meet with students, teach financial literacy concepts, and discuss careers in accounting. The PICPA has prepared presentations for speakers.

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Do not wait to embrace a culture of diversity.

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