The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (EFWA)
The mission of the EFWA is to support the advancement of women in the accounting profession through the funding of education, research, career literature, publications and other projects. The Educational Foundation encourages and enables women to enter the accounting profession and empowers them to achieve equal opportunities and equal rewards.
The EFWA awards scholarships to women who are pursuing Accounting degrees at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels.
The EFWA has a long-standing commitment to keep members of the accounting profession up to date on the latest trends in the business environment. The EFWA offers the Leadership Training Series (LTS), a series of professionally prepared workshops, for use at national and regional accounting conferences as well as in corporate settings for in-house training.
Annual net proceeds of the Upstate CFO Council are donated to the EFWA.