As an internal audit professional, you play an importantrole in raising awareness and elevating the profession. Whether you are anactive IIA member or new to internal auditing, there’s something you can do toraise awareness.

For examle, you can customize your email signature andsocial media accounts with the International Internal Audit Awareness Monthdigital icon (depicted at left). You can hold a lunch-and-learn in yourworkplace to dispel myths about internal auditing and explain the value that awell-resourced, independent internal audit function can provide. You can alsodistribute sweet treats or tokens to coworkers with an educational flier aboutthe profession.

Don’t let the opportunity pass to advocate the importance ofinternal auditing to your coworkers and other stakeholders. For additionalideas, sample programs, tips, and templates, download the free BuildingAwareness Toolkit from The IIA’s website.