Women's Leadership Forum (VIRTUAL SEMINAR)

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  • Personal Development

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Women in the accounting profession.


Ladies, let's shatter some glass! Register now for ISCPA's Women's Leadership Forum where thought leaders will share stories on how to overcome setbacks, break boundaries and rise up to build the life and career you desire.

After a hard 2020, let's make this the year to:

  • Hone in on your emotional intelligence to achieve goals and secure positive results.
  • Manage your presence and professional brand image to magnetize people to you and your ideas.
  • Boost your leadership traits, performance and relationships at work and at home.
  • Discover empowering beliefs to tap into your potential as a leader and a human being.
  • Identify what tendencies might be holding you back from what you really want.
  • Create an environment where you can thrive, feel empowered and take chances.
  • Identify the skills needed to take a seat at the executive table.

Please note: This conference will be delivered via Zoom. For the most interactive experience, using your video and microphone is encouraged (but not required).


See sessions below.

Registration for this event has closed. If you have any question or concerns please give us a call at 515-223-8161 or send us an e-mail at iacpa@iacpa.org


Susan M. Stutzel

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Susan Stutzel is the founder of S Stutzel, CPA, a firm specializing in nonprofit auditing and consulting. Over the last 19 years, she has worked in both public and private accounting, and in that time discovered her passion lies in serving clients in the nonprofit industry. Her desire to work with nonprofit organizations stems from a desire to be surrounded by equally passionate individuals who want to change the world. Susan is also the owner of S Stutzel Coaching, where she provides leadership coaching to CPA’s, business-owners and leaders within organizations. She thrives in helping others break through barriers and manage priorities in order to live an abundant and meaningful life. Due to her passion for serving nonprofits, she also serves in various volunteer roles including: board member of the Iowa Society of CPA’s, treasurer of the Tipton School Foundation, treasurer of Iowa City Hospice, past treasurer of Iowa Women’s Foundation, adjunct professor at her alma mater Coe College, Iowa Society of CPA’s Career Awareness Committee, Iowa Society of CPA’s Nonprofit Organization’s Committee, Workplace Learning Connection Financial Literacy Fair volunteer, Calvary Church liaison for the community vacation bible school program. She also finds time to be actively involved in her children’s schools serving as parent volunteer.

Kimberly Ellison-Taylor

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Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA, CISA is a transformational leader with a compelling background of strategy, finance, people leadership, digital engagement, business development, and technology.

Kimberly’s career achievements include leadership roles at Oracle, Motorola, KPMG, Prince George’s County Government, and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. In her most recent role at Oracle, Kimberly serves as Executive Director – Finance Thought Leadership to promote finance transformation and digital strategies in organizations of all sizes around the world. In her previous role at Oracle, Kimberly led a Global Health, Human Services, and Workforce Solutions Industry Practice, growing revenue from $3m to $150 million over 10 years.

Kimberly Ellison-Taylor is a former Chairman of the Board for the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants.

Kimberly has an undergraduate degree in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, a Master of Business Administration from Loyola University, an Accounting Certificate from the Community College of Baltimore County, a Master of Science in Information Technology Management from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) as well as a Chief Information Officer Certificate from CMU. Kimberly also is an adjunct professor for Carnegie Mellon University teaching Emerging Technologies and Innovation.

Kimberly is a sought after speaker and has received numerous recognitions including as one of Accounting Today’s Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting and CPA Practice Advisor’s 25 Most Powerful Women in Accounting.

Further, Kimberly’s expertise in Inclusive Leadership is well recognized. As a leader in the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion area, many firms and organizations call upon Kimberly for her expertise in building bridges of collaboration and uniting teams for shared goals. Kimberly has served as a keynote speaker and written several articles. Kimberly also serves as Vice Chairman of the AICPA’s National Commission of Diversity and Inclusion.

Anne Bonney

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Anne Bonney is a fun, energetic international motivational keynote speaker and trainer. She is also an authority on change management, best-selling author of GET OVER IT!, podcast host of Igniting Courage Podcast, and an experienced, engaging and high-content leadership workshop facilitator. After 20 years in corporate and non-profit leadership positions, Anne now uses her experience, education and expertise to ignite and empower audiences to embrace the challenges that transition brings.

Kristen Brown

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Kristen Brown powers up your leadership and life as an international keynote speaker and bestselling author who drives growth at organizations like Rodan & Fields, General Mills, Boston Scientific, Cargill, Minnesota Vikings, national associations, and many more. Named a top 20 trailblazer in the industry by Meetings Today Magazine, she uses her Master’s education and 15-years of corporate leadership and sales experience working with some of the world’s biggest brands to bring researched insights and actionable results to the audiences she serves.

Her certifications and teacher training in holistic health, yoga, and healing modalities also allow her to translate soft skills into solid results for her speaking, consulting and coaching clients. Plus her personal experiences as a widowed mom add a depth of perspective to her work helping leaders maintain momentum during change and stress.

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