Another great female mathematician, Marina Ratner, passed away  on July 7th, 2017. Marina played in a key role in linking up the Russian and western schools of dynamical systems and later became famous for her beautiful theorems on unipotent flows on homogeneous spaces, and their application to questions in number theory, see for example terrytao.wordpress.com/tag/marina-ratner/ The following is […]


The CWM led  Gender Gap Project has just launched its own website with news and up to date information.


We are very deeply saddened by the news that Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win the Fields medal,  passed away today, Saturday July 15th 2017, at the age of 40. A brilliant mathematician, she has been an inspiration to so many. She will be sorely missed. Our condolences to her family and friends. Her […]


  The Iranian Women’s section of the Iranian Mathematical Society will be holding its first meeting on August 21, 2017, in Bu-Ali Sina University which is in Hamedan, a city in the west of Iran. The meeting is open to all Iranian Women Mathematicians. It is sponsored by CWM. For more details see the Iranian Mathematical Society […]


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 […]


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