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WIPP and Accounting & Financial Accounting Women's Alliance (AFWA) Establish Strategic Partnership

Tuesday, February 9, 2016  
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For Immediate Release                                                                         

WIPP Contact:

Lynn Bunim







Washington, DC (January 25, 2015)) –  Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) and Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA) announced a strategic partnership that will allow both organizations to strengthen their ability to advocate for women business owners and work together to help their members experience positive business growth. Both WIPP and Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance will collaborate on educational programming and public policy activities to provide women business owners with resources they need to succeed. 

“We are very excited to establish a partnership with Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance. This alliance will allow us to join together to assist women business owners” said Kristie Arslan, WIPP executive director. “Collaboration is key to creating a collective voice for women in business that allows all of us to help women achieve continued economic independence and business success.”

“In looking at ways to best serve our members, AFWA identified public policy as one of many ways to impact their work. Our partnership with WIPP ensures that we are effective in this effort by working with public policy professionals. Many AFWA members are business owners or work with women business owners - promoting all women in achieving success will be an exciting endeavor.”


About WIPP

Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) is a nonprofit, membership organization working to increase the economic power and public policy clout of women business owners by providing business skills education, leadership opportunities for business and personal growth, and a seat at the table amongst policymakers in Washington, D.C.  Founded in 2001, WIPP is recognized as a national, nonpartisan voice for women entrepreneurs, advocating on behalf of its coalition of over 4 million businesswomen including 78 business organizations. For more information, please visit


About AFWA

The Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance promotes the professional growth of women in accounting and finance. Members of the nationwide association benefit from opportunities to connect with colleagues, advance their careers, and become industry leaders. For 75 years, the organization has proudly upheld its mission to enable women in all accounting and related fields to achieve their full personal, professional and economic potential and to contribute to the future development of their profession. Visit for more information.





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