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Internal Audit Awareness Month: More Than Just Talking the Talk

In his blog, IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA, shares his personal reflections and insights on the internal audit profession. Here's an excerpt from his latest post:

I was thrilled to announce recently that The IIA surpassed 200,000 members. This momentous milestone couldn't have come at a better time as we enter International Internal Audit Awareness Month, our annual, globally coordinated effort to raise awareness about our wonderful profession.

The IIA, along with its North American chapters and more than 100 affiliated institutes around the world, will be promoting the value that internal auditing brings to fostering stronger risk management, internal control, and corporate governance. Awareness month provides an opportunity for practitioners to plan events, gather proclamations, and do other outreach to elevate not just awareness, but also appreciation, for the vital assurance and advisory work we do.

Pride about the profession should be evident every day of the year, but I get excited when #IIAMay comes around. I'm always impressed with the creativity and passion that our members display in promoting the profession — from parades and proclamations to career days and even flash mobs.

Read the full blog post from IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers.