The Women to Watch Awards recognize emerging or experienced leaders committed to making significant contributions to the accounting profession, their organizations, and to the development of women as leaders. Nominate a ‘Woman to Watch’ today! Nominations are accepted until November 1st.

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Experienced Leaders
  • Mentoring Other Professionals
  • Major or Unique Contributions to the Profession
  • Leadership in Workplace Improvement
  • Involvement in Community Service and/or Professional Organizations
  • Authorship of Professional Articles and/or Speaking Engagements
Experienced Leader Criteria
Emerging Leaders
  • Demonstration of Leadership
  • Contributions to the Profession
  • Creation and Implementation of Unique Initiative in the Workplace
  • Involvement in Community Service and/or Professional Organizations
  • Involvement with Alma Mater, high school or college level finance and accounting students. 
Emerging Leader Criteria

The Illinois CPA Society's Women's Committee and the American Institute of CPAs Women's Initiatives Executive Committee are pleased to honor the following four 2022 Women to Watch Award recipients who have made significant contributions to the accounting profession, their organizations, and to the development of women as leaders. 

The 2022 Women to Watch award recipients were recognized at the Women's Leadership Forum on Friday, May 13, 2022.

Nicole Szczepanek

Nicole M. Szczepanek, CPA
Baker Tilly US, LLP
EXPERIENCED LEADER WINNER


Kelly VanCura

Kelly F. VanCura, CPA
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
EXPERIENCED LEADER WINNER

Emily Bartlett

Emily Bartlett, CPA
Assurance, CDH, P.C.
EMERGING LEADER WINNER

Stephanie Keller

Stephanie Keller, CPA
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
EMERGING LEADER WINNER


Past Recipients



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