Diversity, equity, and social justice are now ever more salient for organizations as we all grapple with how to create a more just, compassionate, and humane world. The accounting profession, with its traditional norms and practice, is no stranger to decades of discrimination, which has proven challenging to address despite visible outcomes of victimization and marginalization of multiple groups (Hammond 1995; Annisette 2003; Anderson-Gough, Grey, and Robson 2005; Carmona and Ezzamel 2016; Rumens 2016; Rosenthal 2019; Brown-Liburd and Joe 2020). Marginalized groups include, for example, people from historically oppressed racial, religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; people of nonconforming gender or noncisgender and of nonheterosexual orientations; people with disabilities; and people from low socioeconomic backgrounds and their intersections.

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