The IMU Committee for Women in Mathematics (CWM) welcomes the mathematical community to the (WM)²: World Meeting for Women in Mathematics, a satellite event of the ICM 2018. Registration is now open. The (WM)² will bring together mathematicians from all over the world to think about and discuss gender issues in mathematics, its challenges, initiatives, […]


IMU/CDC has recently established the Graduate Research Assistantships in Developing Countries (GRAID) program for graduate students working in a developing country. It provides modest support for emerging research groups, making it possible for them to fund their most talented students as graduate research assistants, thereby fostering the growth of a mathematics community. For more details […]


    CWM Call 2018    CWM invites proposals for funding of up to €3000 for activities or initiatives taking place in 2018, aimed at either (a) establishing or supporting networks for women in mathematics, preferably at the continental or regional level, and with priority given to networks in developing or emerging countries or (b) […]


There will be a memorial celebration of the life of Maryam Mirzakhani on Saturday, October 21st, 3:00-5:00 pm in the Cemex Auditorium, Stanford University.  It is being organized by the Stanford Mathematics Department, with the guidance of Jan Vondrak and the rest of Maryam’s family. The ceremony will feature reminiscences from family and friends, including […]


  Watch the great new video of the  meeting Women in Mathematics in Latin America: Barriers, Advancements and New Perspectives  held in Oaxaca, Mexico, August 2016. Even if you don’t speak Spanish you can find much to enjoy! The meeting was hosted by the Casa Matemática Oaxaca in collaboration with the Banff International Research Station for […]


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. […]


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