FGV EAESP professor appointed vice president of Brazilian Finance Society
On July 16, Professor Claudia Yoshinaga of Fundação Getulio Vargas’ Sao Paulo School of Business Administration (FGV EAESP) was sworn in as vice president of the Brazilian Finance Society (SBFin). Alongside the president, Professor Ricardo Brito of the University of Sao Paulo, she has the mission of expanding women’s presence in SBFin.
This work began as soon as she was sworn in as vice president, when the Women in Finance initiative was launched. The launch event featured a talk by Professor Renée Adams of Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, one of the world’s most respected women working in the field of finance, recognized for her work aimed at greater gender diversity in her area of activity.
Claudia Yoshinaga is the coordinator of FGV EAESP’s Finance Research Center and the Finance and Controllership research area of its Professional Master’s in Management for Competitiveness. She is the organizer of the Brazilian Economics and Behavioral Finance Congresses. She has undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in administration from the University of Sao Paulo, as well as a post-doctorate from Columbia Business School. She carries out research in the areas of behavioral finance, investment and corporate finance.
The Brazilian Finance Society (SBFin) is an association of scholars in the field of finance, including academics, students and industry professionals, which aims to encourage finance-related research in Brazil and to develop and disseminate knowledge of theories and techniques to raise the quality of education, research and practical application in financial and investment management activities.