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Upcoming Events

AFFECT Webinar on research-related issues

Date: November 15, 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom

Topics will include: developing new ideas, positioning the paper, getting feedback, managing co-author relationships, and more. 

Panelists include:

  • Cami Kuhnen: Professor of Finance and Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Scholar at University of North Carolina, NBER Research Associate
  • Simi Kedia: Professor of Finance and Albert R. Gamper Chair in Business at Rutgers Business School
  • Margarita Tsoutsoura: Associate Professor of Finance at Washington University in St Louis, NBER Research Associate

The panel will be moderated by Michelle Lowry, TD Bank Professor of Finance at Drexel University.

Register here

AFFECT is hosting a day-long mentoring workshop in conjunction with the 2023 AFA meetings.

Date: January 5, 2023
All-day event

The event will include both breakout research sessions and panel discussions led by mentors. Twelve women, each of whom is a senior faculty member within finance, have generously offered to serve as mentors. The breakout sessions will be in small groups, organized by research area. The panel discussions will focus on issues such as publishing, effective teaching, and work/life balance. In addition, there will be two dinners, to give participants added opportunity to network.

Deadline: August 10, 2022 (registration closed)
AFA membership is required.

Recent Events

Call for funding proposals

Date: June 15, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

AFFECT is pleased to announce a new call for funding proposals for up to $7,500 to support research-oriented events and other activities that promote gender equality in the academic finance profession (for example, conferences, speaker series, professional networking and mentoring events).

Proposals will be accepted until June 15, 2022 and must include the following information:

  1. Applicant’s name, institution, and email address
  2. Event name, date, and anticipated number of attendees
  3. Brief event description
  4. Brief statement explaining how the event aligns with AFFECT’s mission
  5. Total event cost
  6. List of other funding sources already secured
  7. Amount of funding requested

To apply, email affect@afajof.org by June 15, 2022.  Please include “Funding Proposal” in the subject line.

AFFECT will review all proposals and render funding decisions by the end of July. We anticipate repeating this call for funding proposals on an annual basis.

Management Science Editor Interview (Victoria Ivashina)

Date: June 8, 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Publishing in Finance Journals – Fireside Chats with Journal Editors

Session 5:
Management Science
Co-sponsored by CSWEP
Interviewee: Victoria Ivashina, Editor
Interviewer: Tania Babina, Columbia University and Nandini Gupta, Indiana University
Register Here!

Review of Finance Editor Interview (Alex Edmans)

Date: June 1, 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Publishing in Finance Journals – Fireside Chats with Journal Editors

Session 4:
Review of Finance

Co-sponsored by CSWEP
Interviewee: Alex Edmans, Editor
Interviewer: Irene Yi, University of Toronto and Ayako Yasuda, University of California-Davis
Register Here!

RCFS Editor Interview (Andrew Ellul)

Date: May 18, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Publishing in Finance Journals – Fireside Chats with Journal Editors

Session 3:
Review of Corporate Finance Studies
Co-sponsored by CSWEP
Interviewee: Andrew Ellul, Editor
Interviewer: Elena Simintzi, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and  Léa Stern, University of Washington

RAPS Editor Interview (Zhiguo He)

Date: May 12, 2022
Time: 12:30 am - 12:30 am

Publishing in Finance Journals – Fireside Chats with Journal Editors

Session 2:
Review of Asset Pricing Studies
Co-sponsored by CSWEP
Interviewee: Zhiguo He, Editor
Interviewer: Anastassia Fedyk, University of California-Berkeley and Sophie Shive, University of Notre Dame

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