October 25, 2021

equity diversity and inclusion

Let’s Talk About What the Profession Can Do to Advance Black CPAs

Three leaders of the Black CPA Centennial’s organizing partners—whose everyday missions support and promote the advancement of Black CPAs—offer insights on the main barriers Black professionals face, the roles their organizations play in helping overcome those barriers, and what the CPA profession can do collectively to progress in achieving diversity, equity, and inclusion. The organizations […]

FASB and PCAOB Do a Poor Job on Diversity and Inclusion

I’ve spent a good portion of my career monitoring the accounting and auditing standard-setting world and Big 4 firms. So, I read with great interest the letter to the editor to Going Concern on whether the Big 4’s equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) efforts are corporate BS. It made me think about the FASB and […]

The Big 4, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Is it Just Corporate BS?

I am a Big 4 alum and I spent many years in the audit profession before I transitioned to academia. I teach accounting in the Southeast at a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), which means that at least 25% of the students are Hispanic. I am also Hispanic. I grew up at Deloitte, the same as Joe […]