Women in Leadership

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AFFECT celebrates the achievements of our female colleagues who have recently been elected by our profession to the following leadership roles (in alphabetical order by association): AFA President-Elect Laura Starks, University of Texas at Austin EFA Vice-President-Elect Elena Carletti, Bocconi University FMA Vice-President Reena Aggarwal, Georgetown … Read More

Call for Papers for 2nd Virtual Seminar

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AFFECT will be hosting the second virtual seminar series on Tuesday, August 4 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. EST. This provides junior scholars, especially women, an opportunity to present their research. We are planning to accept 2-3 papers on financial institutions and crises. Deadline for … Read More

AFFECT expresses solidarity

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AFFECT promotes a level playing field and expresses solidarity with everyone who is unfairly affected by existing attitudes and treatment. We are proponents of providing avenues of expression for underrepresented groups with a goal to have their voices heard enabling meaningful and durable changes to the … Read More

The power of positivity

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On Wednesday, June 3, 2020, the Cornerstone Research Women’s Forum will host a virtual presentation on thriving through adversity. Cornerstone wants to address the issues which have arisen through the pandemic in a virtual event featuring Professor Sonja Lyubomirsky, a leading expert on the science and … Read More

Call for Papers

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AFFECT is sponsoring a series of virtual seminars that will provide an opportunity for junior scholars, especially women, to present their research.  The first seminars will be held on Tuesday, June 16 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:20 p.m. EST.  We plan to accept two papers (with a discussant) … Read More

AFFECT Initiatives

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Dear AFFECT friends, In this unprecedented COVID-19 environment, we have been considering ways in which AFFECT can best assure the equitable treatment of women in the profession. We are currently focused on two efforts: Virtual Panel Discussion: Women and the COVID-19 crisis. Wei Jiang will moderate … Read More

Recap- Showcasing Women in Finance

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The ‘Showcasing Women in Finance’ was held in November 2019 in Luxembourg and was organized by the Department of Finance of the University of Luxembourg and AFFECT, the Academic Female Finance Committee. The keynote speech was held by our chair, Manju Puri and the conference included … Read More

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