Recent AFFECT News

Sex, Power and the Ivory Tower

Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago) and Kate Waldock (Georgetown) discuss the recent trial between Ravina and Columbia Business School in their podcast. To listen to the entire podcast click on the following link:... Read More

Call for Papers

The Swedish House of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics, and AFFECT are jointly organizing the third conference on Showcasing Women in Finance. The submission deadline for papers is September 1st, 2018.... Read More

AFFECT (Academic Female Finance Committee) was formed as a committee of the AFA, to promote the advancement of women academics in the field of finance. Within the academic field of finance, AFFECT strives to:

  • Promote gender equality
  • Facilitate networking among women
  • Conduct research on the standing of women, and factors related to differences in the career path of men versus women
  • Provide mentoring of women

About the logo

AFFECT-logo-01-shape-75x74Our logo is inspired by the idea of the glass ceiling in the form of a “Rose Cut” gemstone in gemmology. In addition, the interconnecting lines represent the benefits of networking, across women within the profession and around the world.


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