The Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance(AFWA) promotes the professional growth of women in all facets of accounting and finance. Members increase their career potential by connecting with colleagues, receiving education and mentorship to advance their careers, and developing leadership skills. For 75 years, members have tapped into a network of successful, motivated, and influential professionals who understand the unique position of being a woman in the industry and who, together, contribute to the future development of their profession. Visit www.afwa.org for more information.
Please note that you must purchase a national membership to join a local chapter. There are great benefits with both. Chapter dues rates can be viewed in AFWA’s online store after you begin the registration process and select your national membership. If you wish to determine your chapter’s dues rate before beginning the registration process, you may contact our national headquarters at 1-800-326-2163
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Ericka Harney, MA, CFRE, GPC, CVA has over 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, academia and entrepreneurship. She serves as the Executive Director for the Accounting and Finance Women's Alliance (AFWA) and The Foundation of AFWA. She is also Graduate Adjunct Faculty for North Park University in Chicago for their Masters in Nonprofit Management program.
Ericka has been responsible for successful grant awards of over $10 million. During her experience in annual fund, major gift fundraising, and events, she was responsible for raising over $1.2 million. She has served as a federal grant peer reviewer for the US Department of Health and Human Services and the Corporation for National and Community Service, in a variety of programs under each department. As the President of the Board for God’s Closet, she was the co-founder The Purple Lunchbox, a social enterprise. The Purple Lunchbox provides skills training and employment in catering for women with criminal histories that keep them from gainful employment.
Ericka is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), a Grant Professional Certified (GPC), and a Certified Volunteer Administrator (CVA). She received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and Bachelor of Science in Communication, as well as a Master of Arts in Communication, from the University of Kentucky. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership concentrating on Nonprofit Leadership from Eastern University in St. David’s, PA.