Archived Diversity and Inclusion Webcasts

  • The Importance of Sponsorship in Women’s Career Trajectories
    Join us on Wednesday, September 7, from 2-3pm EST for, “The Importance of Sponsorship in Women’s Career Trajectories.” This webcast is presented by our Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee (WIEC, chaired by @Lindsay Stevenson, CPA, CGMA) and will include a panel discussion featuring @Jacquelyn H. Tracy, CPA, CGMA (Partner, Mandel & Tracy, LLC), @Candy Vaughn, CPA, CFE (Assurance and Advisory Partner at Frank, Rimerman + Co. LLP), and @Brian Kreischer (Partner, Frank, Rimerman + Co. LLP). They will share challenges, best practices for overcoming them, and dive into real stories on how sponsorship has benefitted their careers, as well as the careers of those around them.

    Our "Your Body Speaks Your Message" webcast presented by our Young Member Leadership Committee. Elizabeth Pittelkow Kittner, CPA, CITP, CGMA, DTM will lead the webcast that will help us better understand how our body language affects our communication. We will also learn how to harness our body language strengths to become a more effective and charismatic communicators.
    Date: July 28, 2022
    Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm

  • Building Boundaries, Saying No
    Setting strong, clear, healthy boundaries or limits can increase your effectiveness in getting your needs met, maintaining your self-respect, and taking better care of yourself
    Date: March 16, 2022
    Time: from 2-3pm ET

  • Continue the Conversation: Working together to advance Black CPAs
    In 2021 we celebrated the Centennial of the first Black CPA and we want to continue that discussion into Black History month by having a panel of three inspirational Black CPAs join us to share their journey to becoming a CPA. They will give insights and advice to others who are on a similar path, as well as share tips for employers on how to support their employees who are striving to also achieve this significant professional accomplishment
    Date: February 17, 2022
    time: 1-2pm ET

  • Latino Leaders in the Accounting Profession
    Hispanic accountants and finance professionals enrich the profession. Learn more about Hispanic Heritage Month, cultural insights and perspectives.
    Date: September 29, 2021
    Time: 2-3pm ET

  • Defining and Practicing Allyship
    Join us as we celebrate pride month with a webcast on how to be an ally to the LGBTQ+ community. Learn terminology and common misconceptions, and have opportunities to talk through different scenarios. You'll gain insights and tangible ways to practice being an ally.
    Date: June 16, 2021
    Time: 2-3pm ET

  • The New Partnership – DEI is Everyone’s Responsibility
    To create a truly diverse and inclusive organization, everyone must be involved. While it’s the responsibility of top leaders and managers to set the tone and example, all employees must understand the business case for DEI and embrace inclusion in everything they do. Join us in this Forum, hosted by the National Commission on Diversity and Inclusion (NCDI), as we address key areas where organization leaders and staff at all levels can work together to help advance diversity and inclusion efforts throughout their organization
    Date: May 10, 2021
    Time: 11:30am- 12:45pm ET

  • Forging the Path: Women in the Accounting Profession
    Listen to leading women talk about their careers, how they got to their current position and the roadblocks they had to overcome on the way. Learn how to make your career work for you and get first-hand advice on advancing within the profession.
    Date: March 23, 2021
    Time: 1-2pm ET

  • Bridging Difference with Brave Conversations
    This webcast helps participants learn to effectively hold difficult conversations at work. This critical leadership competency can in turn help organizations expedite efforts toward developing more inclusive, innovative and high performing teams and cultures
    Date: February 16, 2021
    Time: 2-3pm ET
  • Disrupting Microaggression—Session 2
    Note that if you’re a new viewer you have to register to access the recording. If you pre-registered, it should take you directly to the recording by clicking on the link.
    In part 1 of the 2-part webcast series we learned what microaggressions are, how our own biases may manifest into microaggressions and how they present. The archived recording of part 1 can be accessed and viewed here. In part 2, participants will learn constructive strategies for dealing with and responding to microaggressions in the workplace, including learning how to help mitigate the harm caused by them.
    Recording coming soon
    Date: December 03, 2020
    Time: 2-3pm ET

  • Microaggressions in the Workplace
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    This webcast will provide participants the opportunity to learn what microaggressions in the workplace are, and how and when they present themselves. You will be guided to reflect on how your own biases may manifest into microaggressions.
    Date: September 11, 2020
    Time: 2-3pm ET

  • A Forum on Diversity, Inclusion and Making a Difference Together
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    On Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. to noon ET, the AICPA National Commission on Diversity and Inclusion presents: "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. 
    Date: October 28, 2020
    Time: 9am-12pm ET

  • How leadership styles can promote an inclusive organizational culture
    The spotlight on organizational culture doesn’t seem to be slowing down. With this in mind, are your senior executives thinking about organizational culture when leading their teams? This session will walk you through how our top leaders have put their own spin on their leadership styles to help grow and shape the success of the firm. 
    Date: August 25, 2020
    Time: 1-2pm ET
  • Using the Power of Emotional Intelligence for Success
    During this webcast we will dive into the details of four EQ skills, learn how to harness the power of EQ to build more influence, and learn techniques to develop Emotional Intelligence in themselves and others.
    Date: June 23, 2020
    Time: 1-2pm ET
  • Creating New Possibilities through a Coaching Culture
    Join us for this webcast as we explore how you can create new possibilities for your organization, the people in it and everyone you serve by creating a true coaching culture.
    Speakers: Sarah Elliott and Brian Kreisher
    Date/time: March 24, 2020 2-3pm ET
  • Take Action: Leaders setting an example on diversity and Inclusion
    Date: November 7, 2018
    Time: 2-3pm ET
    Level: Basic
    Archived Version

  • Mom, Manager, Mentor...Maniac?
    Date: September 17, 2018
    Level: Basic
    Archived Version | Presentation Slides (PDF)

  • Forging Your Path: Women in Accounting webinar
    Date: April 7, 2018
    Level: Basic
    Archived Version

  • Advancement of Women in the Accounting Profession
    Date: March 29, 2018
    Presenter: Rich Caturano , Tracey Dixon, CPA, CGMA, CITP
    Level: Basic
    Archived Version
  • Your Brain is Good at Inclusion…Except When It’s Not (Understanding Unconscious Bias)
    Date: February 21, 2018
    Presenter: Steve Robbins, Ph.D.
    Level: Basic
    Archived Version
  • Global diversity: driving innovation through inclusion
    Date: January 17, 2018
    Presenters: Kim Drumgo, Director - Diversity & Inclusion AICPA and Mark Brooks - Senior Manger, Innovation, AICPA
    Level: Basic
    Archived Version
  • How to grow your practice in a changing environment: technology and generational impact
    Date: September 20, 2017
    Presenter: Tariq Khan, Global Diversity Marketing
    Level: Basic
    Archived Version

  • Developing your global mindset
    Date: October 19, 2017
    Presenter: Kim Drumgo, Director, Diversity & Inclusion, AICPA
    Level: Basic
    Archived Version
  • Session 1: Understanding Diversity & Inclusion
    Date: Aug. 18, 2016
    Presenter: Joe Gerstandt
    Level: Basic
    Archived Version
  • Session 2: Inclusion vs. Assimilation
    Date: Sept. 15, 2016
    Presenter: Joe Gerstandt
    Level: Intermediate
    Archived Version
  • Session 3: Diversity 101
    Date: Oct. 19, 2016
    Presenter: Dr. Shirley Davis
    Level: Basic
    Archived Version
  • Session 4: Why Diversity & Inclusion are Good for Business
    Date: Nov. 17, 2016
    Presenter:  Dr. Shirley Davis
    Level: Basic
    Archived Version


Unconscious Bias Webcast Series

Learn how to effectively understand, identify, and manage unconscious bias and its effect on our actions and decisions that are critical in accounting organizations.


Workforce Diversity Webcast Series

Increase your awareness, knowledge and skills to enhance workplace environments in efforts to attract, retain and advance diverse talent through the career life cycle.