Kathy Parker, partner at Massachusetts accounting and tax firm Rodman & Rodman, has been named to the board of directors for Invest in Girls, a Boston-based program that provides young women with financial knowledge, services and female mentors.

Parker joined the firm 13 years ago as an accountant after receiving her bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in taxation. She is also a certified advanced ProAdvisor for QuickBooks and part of the Rodman & Rodman’s green team, which promotes renewable and sustainable energy projects.

“Invest In Girls empowers young women by providing them with essential finance and investing knowledge while also mentoring them,” Parker said in a statement. “In this way, IIG better prepares girls for future leadership roles while also enlightening them about their own financial security.  I’m very pleased to have the opportunity to serve as a Board member for this organization.”