Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance

AFWA Student Day

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Students of accounting and finance are invited to a one-day event in Indianapolis that will give your career a head start. You won’t want to miss this day specifically designed for you and your fellow students during the 2013 Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance Annual Conference on Tuesday, October 22nd. Here are some of the exclusive opportunities that will help you “Prepare for your Future in Accounting & Finance“:

  • Tour a Big Four accounting firm, led by a female partner!
  • Network with female accounting and financial professionals from across the country.
  • Join us for lunch at our Awards Luncheon and learn about women trailblazers in the industry.
  • Attend our Career Planning track designed specifically designed for students. Sessions include:

Exploring Career Paths for New and Mid-Career Professionals
This informative session is helpful for both students who are planning which direction they will take their career and seasoned professionals who may be considering a career change. Our diverse panel will include professionals from government, industry, public accounting and small business. We will provide a high level overview for working in each sector as well as how some of our panelists have managed transition within their own careers.

Smartphones, Email, Social Networks – Oh My!: Effectively Navigating Protocols in the Digital Age
In the digital age, the rules of etiquette are not always clear but the importance of following them is. Communicating effectively across a diverse range of devices and platforms can help professionals enhance their career marketability, but pitfalls lurk. Using research, practical advice and a dose of humor, this session will provide insights and tips on navigating the complex and evolving protocols of today’s digital tools, including smartphones, email, instant messaging, and social and professional networks. Attendees will discuss not just the tricky situations that arise but also how to handle them and avoid common and drastic mistakes.

We hope you will be able to join us for our Student Day as it will provide you great exposure to the accounting and financial industry. To get a jump start on your career, Reserve Your Seat today at the deeply discounted rate of $25!

Please don’t hesitate to contact with any questions at afwa@afwa.org or 703-506-3265.