AWAHK was inaugurated on January 18, 2006. It is set up to advance professionalism in the accountancy service by promoting the development and career progress of accountants especially women, provide a broad-based network of contacts and a public forum to examine contemporary issues in work-life balance and social responsibilities.
To advance the status of the accountancy profession and business in Hong Kong.
To raise the interest of women accountants in the accountancy profession and in business.
To enhance the professional interest and welfare of members.
To advance professionalism amongst members of the accountancy profession.
To enhance and strengthen the liaison, communication, networking and relationships amongst accountants and other professionals and their organizations, and appropriate business and professional bodies, associations and organizations, and government departments and authorities in Hong Kong, Mainland China and internationally.
To foster, promote and enhance the synergy and cooperation amongst members of the Association and other professionals and the general public in Hong Kong, Mainland China and elsewhere.
To promote social responsibilities of accountancy professionals.
To establish scholarships for the underprivileged or students studying accountancy.
To arrange, organize and assist in professional education and training programs for accountants and other professionals and the general public in Hong Kong, Mainland China and elsewhere.
To arrange, organize, set up, establish, support, subscribe to and assist in arranging, organizing, setting up, establishing and supporting foundations, funds, trusts, associations or institutions for the purposes or in connection with providing or making available professional education and training courses and programs for or to accountants and other professionals and the general public in Hong Kong, Mainland China and internationally.
To enhance and promote the work/life harmony of women in general.
To promote educational or charitable activities generally in Hong Kong or elsewhere.