1. Is Black Female Accountants Network (BFAN Network) open to men also becoming members?
BFAN is a women only network with a focus is on the black female accountant experience, which they know and understand. This network’s vision is that every black female accountant is empowered to make a difference in the profession, workplace and community at large.
7. Is BFAN Network another governing body that we have to register with?
BFAN Network is not a governing body like CPA Canada, CPA Ontario, CIMA Canada or ACCA Canada. It is a network created to meet the professional development needs and interests of other black female accountants or students. Many of our members are however registered members of these governing bodies.
8. Can I join this network even if I am not an accounting student?
BFAN Network is created specifically to connect black females in the accounting profession. If you are an accountant or in the process of becoming one then this is a network that you can join. The specific nature of the network makes it necessary for you to be in the profession. You can still subscribe to our newsletter and come to our general open events.
9. I am an experienced finance and accounting professional and I do not hold an accounting designation. Am I eligible to join?
Any female finance and accounting professional, student or undergraduate of Black African / Caribbean origin, from one or both parents, is eligible to join.