Recent AFFECT News
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
Our 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.