The Institute for Financial Excellence Announces Keynote Speaker Cynthia Cooper, WorldCom Whistleblower at the Sarbanes-Oxley Conference & Exposition.HUNT VALLEY, Md., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Financial Excellence, the organization of choice for Finance Executives, today announced Cynthia Cooper There are two different public figures with the name Cynthia Cooper:
Cynthia Cooper is most well known for her role in uncovering the corporate fraud at WorldCom - to date the largest corporate fraud in history. She was named one of Time Magazine's 2002 Persons of the Year after detecting and reporting the fraud.
Ms. Cooper was inducted to the 2004 AICPA AICPA
See American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Hall of Fame, and is the first woman to receive this distinction. She was featured as one of twenty-five influential working mothers in the November 2004 issue of Working Mother. Along with Senator Sarbanes, Representative Oxley and Sherron Watkins Sherron Watkins (born August 28, 1959 in Tomball, Texas) was Vice President of Corporate Development at the Enron Corporation. She is considered by many to be the whistleblower who helped to uncover the Enron scandal in 2001. , Ms. Cooper was awarded the 2003 Maria & Sidney E. Rolfe Award by the Women's Economic Road Table. This award was presented to Ms. Cooper due to her extraordinary contributions to educating the public about economics, business and finance.
Ms. Cooper is also the 2003 recipient of the Accounting Exemplar ex·em·plar
1. One that is worthy of imitation; a model. See Synonyms at ideal.
2. One that is typical or representative; an example.
3. An ideal that serves as a pattern; an archetype.
4. Award, which is awarded annually to an individual who has made notable contributions to professionalism and ethics in accounting practice or education. The American Accounting Association's Public Interest Section recognized Ms. Cooper for her efforts to promote professionalism and ethics in the accounting profession. Ms. Cooper is the tenth recipient of the Accounting Exemplar Award and the first woman to receive the award.
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