About Us

The Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance (AFWA), formerly named The American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA), was formed in 1938 to increase the opportunities for women in all fields of accounting and finance.  Since then, AFWA has grown to become more than just a benefit to your career.  The Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance is about relationships - those you can count on for career networking and growth, as well as inspiration and camaraderie.  We work to bring you educational opportunities to keep you competitive and empower your potential.  With over 60 chapters across the country, our networking opportunities are unsurpassed.

The Philadelphia Chapter of AFWA was chartered in 1940.  Our members work at all levels of the accounting and finance professions, from individial practitioners to private industry, government, education and public accounting.  

Below is the progression of AFWA logos from the first one in 1938 through our most recent rebranding in 2013.