Recent AFFECT News


AFFECT sponsored the 5th annual Women Assistant/Associate Professors of Finance Conference at Stern (WAPFIN@Stern). The conference, which took place Sept 27-28 2019 at NYU Stern, included 35 junior women faculty and seven senior... Read More

Call for Papers

The second Women in Finance Workshop will be held on March 30th, 2020 in Frankfurt, Germany at Goethe University. The workshop is hosted by the Center for Advanced Studies on the Foundations of... 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.

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