Recent AFFECT News

Gender, Race and Entrepreneurship

Mike Ewens will be presenting an online lecture for WEFI (Workshop on Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation ) on “Gender, Race and Entrepreneurship”. It will be held on Monday, August 24th from 12 pm... Read More

2nd AFFECT Virtual Seminar

AFFECT is hosting its 2nd virtual seminar on Tuesday, August 4 from 2:00-3:00 PM EST. The seminar will focus on Financial Institutions and Crises. If you would like to participate please register here. The... Read More

AFFECT (Academic Female Finance Committee) is a committee of the American Finance Association (AFA), designed to promote the advancement of women academics in the field of finance through:

  • Promoting gender equality
  • Facilitating networking among women
  • Conducting research on the standing of women, and on factors related to differences in the career paths of men versus women
  • Providing 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.

Click here to add your name to the Women in Finance database

Videos of our recent events

We recently held our 1st virtual seminar and a discussion on COVID-19 and Academic Career Management. These events gave us an important opportunity to discuss and listen to not only COVID related information but also discuss new research by junior scholars.

Both of these events were recorded and we have made them available to you here: AFFECT Videos