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Recent AFFECT News

AFFECT Reception
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AFFECT will host a reception at the 2018 AFA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA on Friday, January 5th, 2018 from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. It will be held at the Loews Philadelphia... Read More

Women in the Spotlight – Mara Faccio
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It is not often that major research projects begin with daytime television. But this was the case for a series of groundbreaking studies about the relationships between politicians and firms. As a child... 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.