Online accounting software provider Xero has partnered with the American Society of Women Accountants to support the organization’s educational programming.

This national partnership will extend to ASWA’s Northwest Regional Conference in Seattle, Southwest Regional Conference in Mesa, Ariz., and the 2012 National Conference in San Diego.

“The American Society of Women Accountants is pleased to begin working closely with Xero,” said Monika Miles, ASWA’s 2011-12 national president, in a statement. “We appreciate their commitment to delivering quality continuing professional education to women in the accounting and finance fields.”

“We are delighted to work with ASWA to pursue our vision of advancing the accounting profession through technology and education, as well as making the lives of small business owners easier,” stated Jamie Sutherland, Xero’s president of U.S. operations.