EWM and the EMS Women in Mathematics Committee are pleased to invite proposals for a one week summer school at the Institut Mittag Leffler in Stockholm in summer 2018. There are places for up to 28 participants. The Institut will cover lodging and a meal allowance for everyone, and there is some travel money available. […]


Many congratulations to Claire Voisin who jointly with Janos Kollar has won the 2017 Shaw prize in Mathematics for their remarkable results in many central areas of algebraic geometry, which have transformed the field and led to the solution of long-standing problems that had appeared out of reach. The Shaw Prize consists of three annual prizes: […]


CWM has designed and printed an attractive flyer and poster.   For more information and to get good quality versions for display, see here.  


The next EWM General Meeting will take place in Graz, Austria, September 3-7, 2018. There will be three lectures by the  EMS lecturer Gigliola Staffilani (MIT). Other confirmed plenary speakers: Shiri Artstein-Avidan (Israel), Ilse Fischer (Austria), Alice Guionnet (France), Frances Kirwan (UK), Maryna Viazovska (Switzerland and Ukraine). There will also be several special sessions. Proposals for such sessions with title, abstract, […]


CWM has awarded 6 grants of  €500 each to help women from developing countries  to attend scientific events taking place between March 2017 and February 2018. For details of the call see here.


The 300,000 euro Gender Gap Project announced in January 2017 is underway! A significant gender gap in science persists at all levels. The project will produce sound data, including trends (since the situation for women continues to change around the world.  It will provide evidence for informed decisions and will provide easy access to materials proven […]


Cheryl Praeger began her career at the University of Western Australia in 1976, and has recently retired after 40 years of service. To celebrate her amazing and influential career, there will be a mini-symposium hosted by the University of Western Australia on April 13 (2017). There will be four plenary lectures devoted to Cheryl’s legacy […]


This touring exhibition, created by mathematicians Sylvie Paycha  and Sara Azzali together with photographer Noel Tovia Matoff, started at the 7th European Congress of Mathematics held in July 2016 in Berlin. The thirteen women mathematicians portrayed share their experience. The exhibit hopes to highlight the human aspects of producing mathematics, making this discipline more tangible and therefore more accessible to […]


CWM has just announced the twelve successful projects, aimed at forming networks, running workshops or schools, and other projects, which it will be funding in 2017. Events will take place in Brazil, Canada, Chile, India, Iran, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Tunisia, South Africa and Vietnam. Details can be found here. For the call itself see  here.


CWM has just heard that the IMU  proposal to ICSU for the project “A Global approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical and Natural Sciences : how to measure it, how to reduce it ?” has been successful.  The award is of 300,000 Euros for the period 2017-2019.  CWM was one of the two lead applicants. The […]


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