Association of Women Accountants of Kenya


The Association of Women Accountants of Kenya (AWAK) is a non-political and not-for-profit professional women’s organisation. Our mission is: ‘Empowering Women in Financial Management and Effective Wealth Creation to Enhance Self Reliance.’


  • To consider and promote all matters affecting the interest of the accounting profession
  • To enhance participation of women in the affairs of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
  • Facilitate knowledge transfer, especially financial literacy, to women
  • Encouraging women to enter the Accountancy Profession
  • To organise seminars with a view to raising women’s awareness in various fields
  • To organize social functions to enable members of the Association, fellow members of ICPAK and other professionals to meet informally and network
  • To liaise with other local and international organizations on matters of mutual interest.