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Women in Leadership Summit October 27, 2018

How time flies! Our network is currently in its third year of existence, having launched in October 2016. We are proud and excited to bring to our members our inaugural Women in Leadership Summit, taking place on October 27, 2018. This will be THE Summit for Leaders and Aspiring Leaders. Please note this is a … Continue reading Women in Leadership Summit October 27, 2018

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“It’s Time”: Welcome to Our Network!

Written by BFAN Network Team The Canada and International Black Women Event - June 2016, was a major driving force in creating a professional network for black female accountants and students. It is our pleasure, and honour, to introduce the Black Female Accountants Network (‘BFAN Network’). A network based on Christian values, where members empower each other to make a difference in … Continue reading “It’s Time”: Welcome to Our Network!

Our Network – 2018 in Review

Written by: Chidimma Eghagha CPA, CGA, MBA December 27, 2018 2018 could rightly be called the year of “firsts” for the Black Female Accountants Network (BFAN). In the words of Ralph Emerson, we blazed trails with many defining moments that propelled our network towards growth, visibility and increased member engagement. “Do not follow where the … Continue reading Our Network – 2018 in Review

Women In Leadership Summit “MyBFAN2018”: Members Share Their Reasons Why They Are Grateful for the Network

Written by Diane Williams-Tyrrell CPA, CGA December 27, 2018 On October 27, 2018 the Black Female Accountants Network held it’s very first Women in Leadership Summit. The day was the result of many months of planning and organizing by a group of ladies who volunteered to be part of the Summit Planning Committee. It is … Continue reading Women In Leadership Summit “MyBFAN2018”: Members Share Their Reasons Why They Are Grateful for the Network

Deloitte “IMPACT DAY” – A Participant’s Perspective

Written by: Chinyere Amaechina Impact Day is held to celebrate Deloitte’s year-round commitment to local communities. Member firms around the world host Impact Day activities where Deloitte professionals spend the day volunteering. When I received an email from the Black Female Accountants Network inviting me to attend the Deloitte Impact Day, I immediately completed my … Continue reading Deloitte “IMPACT DAY” – A Participant’s Perspective

PEACE ABRAHAM-AJAYI – A BFAN Success Story

Written by Amara Itua- Ojefua Relocating to a new country can be challenging. Competing with nationals of your new country for a job can be much more challenging! This was the situation with one of BFAN’s members- Peace Abraham-Ajayi. Peace had been job hunting and had sadly received rejections on a good number of her … Continue reading PEACE ABRAHAM-AJAYI – A BFAN Success Story

Article Writing Workshop

In line with our vision to empower our members to make a difference professionally, BFAN is organizing her first Article Writing Workshop on May 23, 2018. Are you looking to take your career to the next level? showcase you skills and expertise within your industry and to your target audience? Then this is the workshop … Continue reading Article Writing Workshop

BFAN/ TD Accounting & Finance Network Session

Written by: Diane Williams-Tyrrell CPA, CGA We were blessed with a beautiful spring day for our March 2018 Black Female Accountants Network meeting. In the spirit of the group’s mission, both existing and new members of BFAN got together to connect and share a day of learning and networking. During the first portion of the … Continue reading BFAN/ TD Accounting & Finance Network Session

BFAN Resume Review & Annual tax update

  Written by: Chidimma Eghagha CPA,CGA It started as a rather cold weekend in Mississauga, Ontario with forecast of snow all weekend long. The roads were dangerously slippery and threatened to ruin the first BFAN meeting of 2018. 25 empowered women braved the weather and turned up, determined to make a difference, engage and share … Continue reading BFAN Resume Review & Annual tax update

BFAN LinkedIn Profile Workshop

Written By: Amara Itua-Ojefua  It was a bright warm morning in Mississauga and BFAN members were all gathered for yet another mind-blowing networking and professional development session! The highpoint of the event was the LinkedIn profile workshop presented by Hugh Anthony. Trust me when I say “it was a fantastic outing and an intellectually rewarding time with … Continue reading BFAN LinkedIn Profile Workshop

Our Network: 2017 In Review

Written by Chinazom Chidolue After only 1 year of existence, the Black Female Accountants Network which started as just an idea has accomplished so much. It’s always great to look back on the accomplishments, to see just how far the network has come. Starting from the BFAN concept to where BFAN is today, I share … Continue reading Our Network: 2017 In Review