Women's Initiatives

womens-initiativesMore than half of all CPAs are now women and professional opportunities are growing exponentially for all CPAs who enjoy a high level of trust and credibility among business executives and the public. That means women have plenty of opportunity to grow rewarding and successful careers at all levels in the profession. But women are still lagging behind their male peers when it comes to advancing into leadership and partner positions. 

The Ohio Society of CPAs Women’s Initiatives Group aims to explore societal and professional trends unique to the profession and to engage women CPAs and those who work with them in initiatives that will move women to greater CPA career success.

Learn more about OSCPA's Women's Initiatives:

Latest Women's Initiative's News:

  • Oct 25, 2014

    OSCPA’s Women’s Initiatives Committee Roster

    The Ohio Society of CPAs Women’s Initiatives Group aims to explore societal and professional trends unique to the profession and to engage women CPAs and those who work with them in initiatives that will move women to greater CPA career success.
  • Oct 23, 2014

    SBA and National Woman’s Business Council partner to expand opportunities for women investors and owners

    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) have joined forces in an effort to increase the flow of capital by and into small businesses run by women. The overriding goal is to encourage greater participation by women on the financial and investing side of high-growth entrepreneurship.
  • Oct 15, 2014

    Study: Female leaders good for business

    A study from Credit Suisse that examined 3,000 companies and 28,000 senior managers across 40 countries and all major sectors found that companies with at least one woman in an executive-level position generally outperform their competitors.
  • Oct 15, 2014

    Number of woman at Microsoft increasing

    Female employees at Microsoft Corp. comprise 29% of the entire workforce, which is up from 24% a year ago.
  • Sep 25, 2014

    Data shows big gap in Social Security benefits between men and women

    The formulas that govern how much people receive in Social Security benefits ensure that women and men who have identical work records earn identical amounts from Social Security. But despite the gender-neutral calculations in the Social Security system, there's still a wide disparity in actual benefit amounts, with women generally coming up short.
  • Sep 17, 2014

    Women just can’t seem to say, “Show me the money!”

    A new study shows that female entrepreneurs in developing countries lack the confidence to ask for money. And that’s keeping them from reaching their full potential.