Important Announcements:

Please note that we have reached in-person capacity for the 2018 Women’s Global Leadership Summit.

Although we have closed the in-person and flex pass options for new registrants, we still welcome new Online conference and Online conference: select 8 registrants. We hope to see you online!

If you are interested in attending the summit in 2019 in person, please fill out the form here. An AICPA representative will contact you with more information and a discount for your interest.

The Rent the Runway keynote session on Friday, November 16 will now feature Jenny Fleiss, fellow Rent the Runway co-founder and board member.


Rise above and capture the moment.

Women now have more opportunities than ever to succeed and advance in the profession. The time has come to harness these opportunities and use them to educate and elevate ourselves, our organizations, staff and other women in both our professional and personal lives. During the AICPA Women’s Global Leadership Summit, presented by the AICPA Women’s Initiative Executive Committee with partner CPA Canada, we will engage in sessions on leadership, boardroom diversity and best practices to enhance our skills and potential of women leaders within the financial community. Across three powerful days, you will gain:

  • Recommendations and ideas of how to implement women’s initiative programs to raise awareness amongst the individuals within your firm
  • Actionable tips on how to recruit, retain and how best to reward professional women
  • Insight on mastering the balance between your work and personal life
  • Unmatched technical training to help you advance your career in finance

Leave refreshed, inspired and ready for the world. Our time is now.


Who Should Attend

Female financial professionals and accountants from all business sectors: public accounting, business & industry, not-for-profit, government & academia

Global leaders and aspiring leaders

Women in finance who want to develop new skills

Male colleagues who wish to learn more about developing women leaders


Pricing & Registration

  • Online Conference
  • Member: $1,045
  • Non-Member: $1,345
  • PCPS Members save $100; Not-for-Profit Section Members & CGMA Credential Holders save $50
  • Earn up to 20 CPE credits
  • Register Now
  • Online Conference:
    Select 8
  • Member: $655
  • Non-Member: $995
  • PCPS Members save $100; Not-for-Profit Section Members & CGMA Credential Holders save $50
  • CPE credits vary
  • Register Now
  • On-site
  • Media & Presentation Training Skills
    Nov. 14, 2018 | 7:30 AM - 8:45 AM
  • Price: $150
    CPE Credits: 1.5
  • Leveraging the Power of Emotional Intelligence for Success
    Nov 14, 2018 | 8:50 AM - 10:05 AM
  • Price: $150
    CPE Credits: 1.5
  • Register Now

Invaluable Connections

Our event is all about facilitating conversations with inspiring women all around you – an opportunity you can’t afford to miss.

NEW: Enjoy 3 hours tasting your way through and around some of NYC's iconic sights with fellow attendees!

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee breaks and networking receptions

Latest News

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The AICPA Women's Initiatives Executive Committee members works to attract and retain women in the CPA profession.

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Group Sale Savings

Groups of 2-9 can receive significant savings when registering for one conference. Contact AICPA customer service team to learn more: 888.777.7077.

10+ conference registrations each year qualify for significant savings. The benefits don't stop there! You will receive invoicing before or after the event.

For more information or guidance through the registration process, contact your conference group sales representative, Corinne Alford at

Convince Your Boss

Anyone who's been to an AICPA conference will tell you it's an incredible learning experience. But if you're going to ask your employer to pick up the tab, you have to make a bold case for attending.

We've prepared a step-by-step guide to help you succeed.

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