Indiana CPA Society Receives Philanthropy Award

The 2014 STAR Awards, presented by Indiana Society of Association Executives, honored Indiana CPA Society (INCPAS) for Best Philanthropic Program of Indiana for associations with an organizational budget of $750,000 or more. Ali Paul, INCPAS leadership and outreach manager, oversees the INCPAS Scholars program — a year-long career awareness program for minority high school students with an interest in business and/or accounting. She has increased awareness of the need for diversity throughout the CPA profession, and encourages students of diverse backgrounds to consider accounting. The scholars program is in going into its fourth year and has already successfully impacted 55 diverse students, the Digital Journal reported.