Events & Conferences 2020
AFFECT hosts and co-hosts a number of events throughout the year. In addition, we also strive to bring attention to other events of interest. Current year events are listed at the top of this page, and below this, you can find events from recent past years.
Save the Date – 2nd Virtual AFFECT seminar
August 4, 2020
The second AFFECT virtual seminar will focus on financial institutions and crises. Papers surrounding the current coronavirus crisis are encouraged. A call for papers will be sent out in June.
Victoria Ivashina, Harvard Business School
Heather Tookes, Yale School of Management
A Discussion of COVID-19 and Academic Career Management
June 12th, 2020
AFFECT (Academic Female Finance Committee), a committee of the American Finance Association (AFA), invites you to attend a live Zoom panel on “COVID-19 and Academic Career Management.” Everyone is welcome, especially junior scholars in academic finance.
Video of the Discussion of COVID-19 and Academic Career Management
1st AFFECT Virtual Seminar
June 16th, 2020
AFFECT is sponsoring a series of virtual seminars.
The seminars will start June 16th, 2020
More information can be found here.
Video of the 1st AFFECT Virtual Seminar
Recent Events in 2020
The power of positivity
June 3, 2020
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 psychology of happiness.
To find out more and how to attend, follow the link: The power of positivity.
Women in Finance Workshop
March 30, 2020
The second Women in Finance Workshop is hosted by the Center for Advanced Studies on the Foundations of Law and Finance. The workshop is held at the House of Finance in Frankfurt, Germany.
You can find more information on the speakers and the paper submissions below:
Showcasing Women in Finance 2020
March 20, 2020
The Department of Finance at the University of Miami School of Business Administration, AFFECT and CIBER will jointly host the 2020 conference on Showcasing Women in Finance. More information can be found on the University of Miami website.
CSWEP CeMENT mentoring workshop
January 5-6, 2020
The CeMENT mentoring workshops are funded by the American Economic Association to help female junior economists overcome the tenure hurdle. The CeMENT workshop will be held immediately after the January 2020 ASSA meetings in San Diego, CA, January 5-6, 2020.
More information on the program including the application can be found here:
Women in Economics – Perspectives and New Initiatives from Five Professional Associations
January 4th, 2020
Panel Session at the Annual Meeting.
Hosted By: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, American Finance Association & Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession
Chair: Justin Wolfers, University of Michigan
More information can be found here.
January 3, 2020
AFFECT Mentor Coffee
January 3, 2020
We will host a Mentor coffee for all the CSWEP finance applicants at the annual meetings. We want to network and discuss future mentor activities within the finance field.
Events & Conferences 2019
Showcasing Women in Finance–EU
November 22, 2019
The Luxembourg School of Finance at the University of Luxembourg and
Information on the Showcasing Women in Finance – EU in Luxembourg such as submission deadline, information on expenses and conference format can be found here: Showcasing Women in Finance – EU
The Women Assistant Professors of Finance Conference at Stern
September 27-28, 2019
The conference will take place on September 27-28, 2019 at NYU Stern. We have a great program for this year’s conference! The Friday sessions are open to the public. Saturday is restricted to the untenured women on the program.
More information for the Women Assistant/Associate Professors of Finance Conference at NYU such as the submission deadline and submission criteria can be found here: Call for Papers WAPFIN 2019
AFFECT Breakfast at the Western Finance Association — Huntington Beach, CA
June 18th, 2019
AFFECT will host a Breakfast at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Western Finance Association (June 16th – 19th, 2019) in Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach, California. The breakfast will start at 7:00 am. More information available here.
Session at the Annual Meeting
January 5th, 2019
Barriers to Boardrooms: Chair – Renee Adams
More information can be found here: Barriers to Boardrooms
Data and Drinks Reception @ ASSA 2019
January 4th, 2019
We will host our annual
We are especially proud that Cornerstone Research will be sponsoring our reception at the upcoming conference.
For further details, please click here!
Events & Conferences 2018
Board Diversity Quotas: Yes, No, Maybe? — Stockholm
December 19th – 20th, 2018
To mark the 10 year anniversary of the Norwegian Board Gender Quota, AFFECT chair, Renee Adams is co-organizing a conference that examines the pros and cons of quotas… More information will be available soon.
Showcasing Women in Finance 2018
The Department of Finance at the University of Miami School of Business Administration, AFFECT and CIBER will jointly host the 2018 conference on Showcasing Women in Finance. More information can be found on the University of Miami website.
AFA Annual Meeting Paper Session
We will host a session on Saturday, January 6th, 2018 with the theme “Sex, Race and Finance”, chaired by Renee Adams. More details available here
AFFECT will host a reception at the 2018 AFA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA on Friday, January 5th, 2018 from 7:00 pm – 9:00pm. It will be held at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel in Commonwealth Hall A1. More details can be found here
Events & Conferences 2017
Western Finance Association
AFFECT will host a Breakfast at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Western Finance Association (June 25th – 28th, 2017) in Whistler, Canada. More information available here.
Showcasing Women in Finance 2017
The Department of Finance at the University of Miami School of Business Administration and AFFECT jointly held their first conference on Showcasing Women in Finance, March 4, 2017. More information can be found here.
Events & Conferences 2016
AFFECT Breakfast at SFS Cavalcade, May 15 – 18th, 2016
AFFECT hosted a breakfast at the 2016 SFS Cavalcade in Toronto. The breakfast was held on Monday May 16th, and anybody interested could have registered through the SFS Cavalcade .
The Official Launch of AFFECT
Sunday 03 January 2016
6:30 – 8:30pm
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
Other Women in Finance Events
Faculty and Staff Sexual Misconduct Conference
Scholars from around the world will come together from June 30th to July 2nd, 2019 in Madison, WI to find solutions against faculty and staff misconduct. Different parties will come together to exchange ideas and knowledge and to try to find solutions. For more information, please click here
Call for Papers by the FRB, Bank of England and ECB
The Federal Reserve Board, the Bank of England and the European Central Bank are hosting a conference at the Bank of England on May 14th, 2018. The topic will be “Gender and Career Progression”. The call for Papers is open until November 24th, 2017. More information available here.
Summer Research Graduate Programme
The European Central Bank sponsored a conference, the 2016 Summer Research Graduate Programme. The conference advertised this opportunity to young female PhD students. More details are available here.
International Women’s Day was March 8th, 2017
International Women’s Day was March 8th, 2016
See Wiley’s blog, which includes links to a wide variety of articles related to gender issues around the world.