Date: Oct. 16, 2023
Time: 2 – 3 p.m. PT
The Women's Leadership Forum: Continuing the Conversation webinar series expands upon the lively and worthwhile discussions that take place at CalCPA’s annual Women’s Leadership Forum. The series creates space for more voices, more shared experiences, and more learning together.
In this session, hear from Kathryn Johnson and Nefertiti Long from the Alliance of Black Women Accountants who have defied conventions and blazed their own trails to achieve leadership positions in the accounting and non-profit sectors. Discover how these professionals overcame challenges and navigated unconventional routes to success, challenging the notion that there is only one "right" way to excel in accounting. You’ll gain valuable insights into their unique journeys, including their experiences, strategies, and lessons learned.
This session also explores the value of diversity in accounting and its benefits to organizations. From exploring non-traditional educational backgrounds to sharing insights on the importance of diverse perspectives, it aims to inspire and empower aspiring professionals outside the traditional mold.
Recognize non-traditional pathways in accounting.
Identify how to navigate unconventional routes to success.
Determine how you can thrive and make a meaningful impact in the field.