Recent AFFECT News

Call for Papers

We have two exciting call for papers. One is at the NYU Stern School of Business and for anyone who is an untenured finance professor. The other is the Showcasing Women in Finance... Read More

Best Paper Award on Gender Economics

The UniCredit Foundation is looking for the best paper on Gender Economics. The competition is aimed at young economists and the two best papers can win a prize reward. The submission deadline is... 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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