It is a national organization of female Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) in America. The AWSCPA was established to encourage the interests of female CPAs in America by diverse programs and publications. The organization provides as a essential source of news and information, education and networking prospects for female CPAs in America.
It was discovered by nine women CPAs in 1933, the AWSCPA now has over 2,000 members countrywide. The organization is split into local chapters that hold meetings on a day to day basis. The AWSCPA also has numerous affiliates and offshoots, like the American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA) with which it preserves close relationships.