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The AICPA presents the Journal of Accountancy podcast. Where we talk about the key issues facing the accounting profession.

Mar 12, 2021

“With women in particular, small moments matter.” Those are the words of Lara Abrash, CPA, chair and CEO of Deloitte & Touche LLP, about how seemingly inconsequential decisions can have a big effect on how women advance in the workplace. Hear more of Abrash’s thoughts on promoting diversity and on why the time was right for Deloitte to publish a new report on its workforce composition.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • The career advice Abrash received from her mother.
  • Abrash’s advice for how employers can better support women.
  • Why Deloitte decided to release its inaugural Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Transparency Report.
  • Why the AICPA is pushing for extensions to the Paycheck Protection Program application deadline and the individual tax filing date.
  • The tax-related questions CPAs and their clients may have regarding certain 2020 unemployment benefits.