Academic Female Finance Committee

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 Affect

Learn more about AFFECT, its leadership, sponsors, and how to join our mailing list.

DEI in Academia

Explore our comprehensive review of literature on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in academia

Women in Finance

Search our “Women in Finance” directory to view the list of women in finance across all areas.

About the logo

Our 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.


For more information, contact us at:  affect@afajof.org

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