Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources
With members around the globe, AFP endeavors to create a treasury and finance community that fully actualizes and celebrates heterogeneous peoples, cultures, and beliefs. We have built the collection of resources below to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion education. Our resources are not exhaustive and we encourage you to continue your DEI education outside of AFP.
AFP DEI Scholarship Program
The AFP DEI Scholarship Program will provide up to 10 scholarships per company. Each scholarship covers the application and registration fees for either the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) credential or Certified Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis Professional (FPAC) certification, as well as the corresponding Exam Preparation Platform (EPP).
Click here to learn more about the program and how you can participate.
DEI Vocabulary Index
AFP created this diversity, equality, and inclusion (DEI) vocabulary index because of the role words play in the structure and perception of the world around us. This resource is intended for those who are engaging in DEI conversations with the goal of minimizing misunderstandings, providing education, and normalizing these concepts within the broader scope of society.Access the Index Here
Implicit Bias in the Workplace
By Jenny Okonkwo, MBA FCMA(UK), FPAC, CGMA CPA,CMA
In the mid-1990s, research in the area of social behavior led to the argument that there is a distinct relationship between the way people behave and unconscious associations and judgments driven by their thinking in a certain way. This resulted in the coining of the term “implicit bias.”
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The Power of Diversity in Finance
As organizations work to implement DEI, the social discussion surrounding diversity measures has been muddled with misconceptions on what diversity is, its importance to modern organizations, and how to foster diverse
and inclusive spaces. In the FinNext 2020 Virtual Series webinar, The Power of a Diverse FP&A Team, panelists discussed these misconceptions, shared their own career experiences, and provided actionable insights towards establishing a culture
and policies that support a diverse workplace.
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Addressing Implicit Bias in the Workplace
The common term “implicit bias” refers to attitudes or stereotypes that adversely impact or influence one’s understanding, actions and decisions in an unconscious way. But how are these implicit biases manifested and what are their impact on an organization’s culture?
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