The American Accounting Association (AAA) and the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA Inc.) are joining forces to host the Accounting Pipeline Stakeholder Symposium in Washington, DC, on September 28-29, 2023. This collaborative event brings together diverse stakeholders to address the accounting student pipeline crisis, explore solutions, and shape the future of accounting education and the profession, aiming to attract and support a robust and diverse talent pool for the future.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The American Accounting Association (AAA) and the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA Inc.) are proud to announce their collaborative efforts in hosting the Accounting Pipeline Stakeholder Symposium. This critical event will take place in Washington, DC, on Thursday, September 28, 2023, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM and continue for a half-day on Friday, September 29, from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM.
"We are delighted to partner with NABA, Inc. to co-host the Accounting Pipeline Stakeholder Symposium in addressing the accounting student pipeline crisis. By bringing together a diverse group of stakeholders, we aim to collaboratively explore solutions that will shape the future of accounting education and the profession,” said Mark Taylor, President, American Accounting Association.
The symposium aims to address the pressing issue of the accounting student pipeline crisis by bringing together a diverse range of stakeholders. With a focus on strengthening relationships and fostering joint learning, the event will serve as a platform to explore strategies, initiatives, and collaborative opportunities to alleviate the crisis and enhance impact in key areas.
The primary objective of the symposium is to convene pipeline stakeholders to collectively confront the challenges faced in attracting students to the accounting profession. This focus encompasses not only attracting students to accounting education but also providing support to guide them through the educational pipeline. By targeting the front-end of the pipeline, the event will delve into methods to increase enrollment in the accounting field, ensuring a robust and diverse talent pool for the future.
"At NABA Inc., our mission is to empower and uplift Black Business Leaders in the accounting and finance fields. The Pipeline Stakeholder Symposium, organized in partnership with AAA, reflects our commitment to fostering collaboration and innovation as we work collectively to attract and support students through the educational pipeline,” said Guylaine Saint Juste, President & CEO, NABA Inc.
Throughout the symposium, participants will engage in facilitated discussions to identify specific areas where each stakeholder can make an impact. By pooling their expertise, resources, and insights, attendees will collaboratively explore opportunities to amplify their efforts, yielding meaningful outcomes that extend beyond individual capacities.
- Name: Pipeline Stakeholder Symposium
- Date: Thursday, September 28, 2023 (8:30 AM - 5:00 PM) Friday, September 29, 2023 (8:30 AM - 1:00 PM)
- Location: Convene Conference Center, 600 14th Street NW, Washington, DC
The AAA and NABA Inc. invited accounting professionals, educators, industry leaders, associations, policymakers, and advocates to join this crucial symposium. By coming together, attendees will contribute to shaping the future of accounting education and the profession, ensuring its continued growth and relevance in an evolving global landscape.
About the American Accounting Association (AAA)
The American Accounting Association is the premier community of accountants in academia. Founded in 1916, we have a rich and reputable history built on leading-edge research and publications. The diversity of our membership creates a fertile environment for collaboration and innovation.
About the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA Inc.)
NABA Inc. is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for Black professionals in the accounting, finance, and related business professions. Founded in 1969, NABA Inc. has a proven track record in providing educational, career, and networking opportunities that empower its members to reach their full potential.
SOURCE NABA Inc.