Programs & Academics

Accounting Diversity Conference

 

2021 SMC Accounting Diversity Conference 

Monday, April 19, 2021 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 
Free event for SMC students!

Accounting Diversity Conference Booklet

Welcome to the World of Accounting Video

Conference Information Flyer (English)

Conference Information Flyer (Spanish)

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Accounting Diversity Conference

Accounting Diversity Conference

Accounting Diversity Conference

Accounting Diversity Conference

Do you plan to major in accounting? Curious about the accounting profession?

The SMC Business department will be hosting a three-day virtual conference to encourage and empower underrepresented minority students to follow a career in accounting.

Accounting is a major that offers guaranteed lifelong job stability. Any student who has even considered the idea of studying accounting or business is highly encouraged to register.

Keynote Speaker

AJ Harris, LA Lakers. Vice President Accounting and Finance

AJ Harris

Vice President of Accounting & Finance
Los Angeles Lakers

Conference Events

  1. Monday April 19 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Keynote speaker AJ Harris VP of Accounting and Finance & Controller for the LA Lakers. Accounting Professionals Panel with speakers from all the top global accounting firms (i.e. EY, Deloitte, KPMG, PWC, and RSM). There will be networking opportunities with these speakers at the end of the session.
  2. Tuesday April 20 from 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
    Former SMC Accounting students and Young Professionals Panel There will be networking opportunities with these speakers at the end of the session.
  3. Wednesday April 21
    1. Personal Branding Workshop Presented by KPMG from 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
    2. Virtual Interviewing Strategies Workshop Presented by EY from 12 p.m.-12:45 p.m.

Accounting is a major that offers guaranteed lifelong job stability. Any student who has even considered the idea of studying accounting, finance, or business is highly encouraged to attend. 

Videos of Some of Our Guest Speakers

About the Conference

Sponsored by the SMC Business Department and Workforce & Economic Development.