Los Angeles


The Los Angeles Affiliate is committed to bringing women in the accounting profession together in a stimulating environment filled with networking events and valuable continuing education opportunities.

Board of Directors

President Inna Littwin, cpa.inna@yahoo.com
1st Vice President – OPEN
Louise Teeter, louise@teetercpa.com
Barbara Roller, brroller@sbcglobal.net
Treasurer/VP Programs
Irene Perer, iperer@aol.com

VP Membership/Scholarships – Dina Britten, dina@dinabritten.com
VP Publications/Communications – Raven Davis, rdavis@kkbcpa.com
Director of Social Media – Inna Genzer, igenzer@rkco.com

Membership/Scholarship Committee Volunteer – Kristina Okhrimovskaya
Fund-raising Committee Volunteer – Lisa Roye, lisaroye@aol.com

Scholarship Information

The American Woman's Society of CPAs, Los Angeles Affiliate, gives accounting scholarships annually to qualified local applicants with 60 or more completed units in the accounting track. Preference is given to student members of ASWCPA who live locally. Applicants should apply through their college scholarship office. If you wish for AWSCPA to send applications to your particular local college of interest with an accounting program, please send the contact information in an email to losangeles@awscpa.org. To donate to the scholarship fund please fill out the Donation Form.

Scholarship Application

ELIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant must meet the minimum education requirements to sit for the CPA exam within one year of scholarship awarding.

  • Applicant must either be an entering Senior, 5th year student, graduate student or a graduate AND eligible to take a review course within one year of scholarship awarding.<
  • Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA in accounting and a 3.0 GPA overall.
  • Due date of application is June 1, 2014. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by June 30, 2014.
  • Applicants must provide a validated transcript from their college to verify grades, major and classes taken.
  • Applicant must submit an essay no longer than 1,000 words explaining why they are deserving of the scholarship.
  • Applicant must be either a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident of the United States.


Scholarship Application (PDF Format)

P.O. Box 64922
Los Angeles, CA 90064

You may send your scholarship applications by email to
Dina Britten

Meeting Schedule

uesday, April 7, 2015
AWSCPA-Los Angeles has been invited to attend an educational program by The Plan Sponsor University at UC Irvine.

This half-day program covers essential topics pertaining to retirement plan leadership for business owners, benefit specialists and retirement plan fiduciaries.

Download/View Flyer for more information.

When: Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Where:   University of California, Irvine
Student Center A311
Irvine, CA 92697
Doheny Beach A

For More Information on the Session Call (855) 755-4015 FREE ext. 110 or Email: shirley@tpsuniversity.com

The program is free to attend but space is limited so please RSVP as soon as possible.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
AWSCPA Los Angeles has been invited to attend a free health presentation at Whole Foods in Porter Ranch.

When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm
Where:   Whole Foods, Porter Ranch
19340 Rinaldi Street
Porter Ranch, CA 91326-1607

Speaker Carrie Jain, M.A., Certified Holistic Health Coach, will be giving an hour long presentation on the following topics:

  • The benefits of optimal thyroid health and balanced hormones
  • Techniques for stress reduction
  • Safe whole food detoxing without deprivation
  • The importance of self-expression for your well being and health
  • Incorporating healthy habits/mindset shifts into your daily life

Learn more about Carrie at www.carriejain.com.

Light snacks will be provided by Whole Foods.

Please RSVP with Carrie Jain, carrie@carriejain.com, by April 17, 2015.

Previous Events and Info:

  • 2015 Los Angeles Fiduciary Summit presented by Xponential Growth Solutions
    March 4, 2015
  • Educational Program by The Plan Sponsor University at UCLA
    February 25, 2015
  • Board Meeting and Museum Visit
    January 24, 2015
  • CPA Day at the Capitol
    January 21, 2015
  • Annual Tax Update
    January 20, 2015
  • Circular 230
    December 22, 2014
  • AWSCPA Holiday Potluck Celebration
    December 14, 2014
  • Startup Business Conference
    December 11, 2014
  • 13th Annual Attorney Banker CPA NETWORKINGBREAKFAST
    November 19, 2014
  • University of Southern California
    November 4, 2014
  • 2014 Southern California Fiduciary Summit
    September 23, 2014
  • 2014 Los Angeles Retirement & Health Plan Summit
    September 18, 2014
  • Sonoma Wine Garden (3rd St Promenade)
    August 14, 2014
  • Board of Director Meeting
    Saturday, July 19, 2014
  • Wine tasting in Temecula, CA
    Saturday, November 16, 2013
  • Board of Director Meeting
    Saturday, October 20, 2013
  • Board of Director Meeting
    Saturday, July 20, 2013
  • Board of Director Meeting
    Saturday, May 18, 2013
  • Wine Tasting and Appetizers
    Thursday, April 25, 2013
  • Board of Director Meeting
    Saturday, April 20, 2013
  • AWSCPA-Los Angeles - Visit to Getty Villa Museum and Lunch
    Saturday, August 18, 2012
  • A Visit to Skirball Museum and Luncheon
    Saturday, December 17, 2011
  • End of Summer Luncheon for AWSCPA-Los Angeles Members and Friends
    Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Monthly Lunch Meetings
Would you like an opportunity to meet and network with members and friends of AWSCPA ? Los Angeles Affiliate in your area? Or just a chance to get out of the office? Come to a lunch group meeting:

The Valley lunch group meets on the first Tuesday after the 15th of the month at noon. For restaurant location and more information contact Loretta Dash: dashbug61@hotmail.com

This locations not convenient? How about forming your own lunch group meeting in your area, downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena, South Bay or West Valley? If you are interested in starting a local lunch group meeting, contact Louise Teeter at Louise@teetercpa.com for details.


Job Bank
If you would like to become a member of this dynamic chapter, visit the national website www.awscpa.org for an application!