AFWA January 2021 Newsletter - *Virtual Tax Event* Print

Upcoming Events

AFWA *Virtual* Tax Update!!

It is that time of year again... Tax Updates!!  This year, we will be holding the Tax update virtually via Zoom and presented by Robin Selino, CPA, CGMA: Senior Manager at Arcara, Zucarelli, Lenda and Associates PC!!  In addition to the Tax Update, this virtual meeting will have networking and informal Tax discussions to interact with fellow professionals!

Robin R Selino, CPA, CGMA

Robin believes that honest accounting and budgeting keeps a company strong and strategically ready to grow into the future. Robin is Senior Manager at Arcara, Zucarelli, Lenda and Assoc CPAs where she leads a tax team, serving multiple businesses and individuals in the local community. Robin is a certified public accountant, chartered global management accountant and holds a BS degree in Business Administration from the University at Buffalo.  Robin began her accounting career in 1985 with a non-profit organization, moved into public accounting, later served as Chief Financial Officer for a local manufacturer.  She has more than 35 years of leadership experience with various types of businesses ranging from non-profits, schools, service businesses, retail to manufacturing.

Robin also has more than 20 years of leadership in volunteerism, fundraising and community engagement, and affiliations include: Girl Scouts of WNY, WNY STEM Hub, Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance, National Association of Women Business Owners, AICPA and the NYSSCPA. 

Tickets: $5.00

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AFWA Annual Holiday Charity Dinner

THANK YOU for your participation and donations to Feed Buffalo, during our Virtual Holiday Charity Event!  We raised over $1,500 for Feed Buffalo and had a great time playing Trivia and Networking!


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AFWA is looking for Speakers!

Please contact [email protected] if you would like to present to AFWA.  We typically are looking for Presentations that qualify for Continuing Education Credits and may include: Fraud, Tax, Professional Development, Ethics, etc.  Please contact us today!


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Do you have an Accounting/Finance job to post?

Our AFWA Members now have the opportunity to post jobs on the AFWA website for free!  These job postings stay posted for 3 months and they will reach the entire AFWA email list in the monthly e-Newsletters, in addition to, being posted on the website here for 3 months!  To start, click here, and sign in with your username and password!

Not a member? That's ok!  A non-member can post a job here for $50 for 3 months or you can become a member today!


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About AFWA

The mission of the Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance is to enable women in accounting, financial, and related fields to achieve their full personal, professional, and economic potential and to contribute to the future development of their profession.  Founded in 1938 to increase the opportunities for women in all fields of accounting and finance, members of the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA) and their companies benefit from resources that accelerate their professional growth. The industry has evolved enormously for women in the past 75 years, with our organization smartly and passionately evolving with it, ahead of the curve, so that all women in accounting and finance can excel.

Learn More Here!

 Questions? Email our Membership Chair!


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AFWA National News


AFWA LEAP Advisory Council is now accepting applications from AFWA members 35 years old and under. LEAP provides a great opportunity for young professionals to get involved at a national level - and represent the voice of all emerging leaders in AFWA. Learn more

AFWA Discounts

AFWA partners with businesses and organizations to bring you added benefit to your AFWA membership through discounts on products and services.  Check out the discounts here!

AFWA Chapter Coach Program

The role of chapter coach will provide our experienced AFWA members an easy way to connect and share their experiences. This program will also provide our Chapters with important mentoring and support at a local level that has been missing without Regional Directors. We are now seeking volunteer members to become Chapter Coaches!  Learn more about Chapter Coaches

Women of Influence

Do you know of a Woman of Influence within AFWA’s membership? Our goal is to expand the Women of Influence community to include even more distinguished professional women. Download the application here.


As a benefit to your membership in AFWA, we offer free webinars to inspire you in your career and fast-pace your professional development. You can participate in any live webinar (most deliver 1 hour of CPE to live attendees) or you can view the webinar on demand at your convenience. Vsit the AFWA Events page to find out about upcoming webinars and events.


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