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Recent AFFECT News

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

Women in the Spotlight – Adair Morse
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Adair Morse’s work in economics began when she was fresh out of college. After graduating from Colgate University in 1990, she moved to Poland to teach English. Instead, she wound up starting a... 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.