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Data presented at AFA reception
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Data presented highlight that there is a steady decrease in the representation of women, from the entry student level to the most prestigious NBER appointees and keynote speakers. Statistics on cites indicate that... Read More

Showcasing Women in Finance
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The Department of Finance at the University of Miami School of Business Administration and AFFECT will jointly host their first conference on Showcasing Women in Finance, March 4, 2017. More information can be... 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.