Professor of finance
Ariane Szafarz is a professor of finance at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (SBS-EM), Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium, and a co-director of the Centre for European Research in Microfinance (CERMi). She holds a PhD in Mathematics and an MD in Philosophy. Her research topics include microfinance, gender discrimination, and financial markets. Ariane is President of the Marie-Christine Adam Fund. She was a visiting professor at Université de Lille II, Université Catholique de Louvain, and the Luxembourg School of Finance. She published several books and scientific articles in, e.g., Academy of Management Review, European Economic Review, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Ethics, Kyklos, Non profit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Oxford Economic Papers, Review of Finance, Small Business Economics, and World Development. Together with different co-authors, Ariane received two times (2016 and 2019) the Warren Samuels Prize awarded by the Association for Social Economics for articles presented at the ASSA Meetings. The book "A Research Agenda for Financial Inclusion and Microfinance," edited by Marek Hudon, Marc Labie, and Ariane Szafarz, is published by Edward Elgar.