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The CPA profession, more so than many others, has been extraordinarily slow in closing the race gap in our ranks (see AICPA Trends Report). The Society has prioritized diversity and inclusion efforts since we added it to our strategic plan in 2007.

Recent events have prompted even more of us as organizations and individuals to evaluate our roles in society and how we can incorporate additional diversity and inclusion efforts into our plans.

If you don't know where to start or are looking to turn awareness into action, below you will find several resources on diversity and inclusion you can use now.

INCPAS Scholars Program

Learn more about this career awareness and mentoring program for underrepresented high school students. Through a wide array of monthly career and college-prep events, Indiana students gain important skills for their future and establish long-lasting relationships with respected CPAs in Indiana.

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Inclusive Leadership

Past AICPA Chair Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA, shares her perspective and thoughts on inclusive leadership in the CPA profession.

Harvard Implicit Bias Test
The Implicit Association Test (IAT) measures attitudes and beliefs that people may be unwilling or unable to report.

PCPS Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit

A guide to set your organizations priorities for increasing diversity and building a culture of inclusion.

Accounting Inclusion Maturity Model
Assess your organizations progress in diversity and inclusion.

2019 Trends Report
The AICPA "Trends in the Supply of Accounting Graduates and the Demand for Public Accounting Recruits" identifies key trends in U.S. accounting enrollments and graduates, as well as hiring of new graduates in the public accounting sector.



The Crossing Bridges Webinar Series
Various Dates  |  1.5 hours CPE 

Diversity & Inclusion Webcast Archive

On-Demand  |  AICPA

Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging for All Learning Path
On-Demand  |  LinkedIn  |  7 courses



Take the CEO Pledge or I ACT ON Pledge
These pledges aim to rally the community to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace.

Profession Profiles

CPAs work in all areas of business — by sharing your story, you can help students (future CPAs) see the variety of career opportunities that are possible. Share your career path and lessons learned in this quick survey.


Support the Society's diversity and inclusion initiatives, including the INCPAS Scholars program.