There are many mathematical events held each year organised by and specifically aimed at women mathematicians. Here is a sample, listed with the most recent first. Click on a year to see that year’s events. Please contact us with details of any  relevant events, past or future, that you would like to suggest we add.

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  • (WM)2: World Meeting of Women Mathematicians. Rio de Janeiro, 31 July 2018. This meeting, organised by CWM together with a local group, will be a satellite meeting of ICM2018 and will take place immediately before the ICM itself.

  • II Workshop of Women in Mathematics in Latin America. Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Viña del Mar, Chile.   22—26 January 2018. This will be a follow-up to the first such workshop held in Oaxaca, Mexico, August 2016.




This will include the second meeting of the Tunisian Women in Mathematics Association (TWMA /AFTM).

  • AMUCWMA-AWMA Workshop July 6 - 7, 2017.    Université Mohammed V de Rabat, Rabat, Morocco

    AMUCWMA = African Mathematical Union Commission on Women in Maths in Africa

    AWMA = African Women in Maths Association

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

The symposium will showcase the research of women in the mathematical professions.  It will feature four plenary talks, special sessions on a broad range of research in pure and applied mathematics, and poster sessions for graduate students and recent PhDs. Seven of the special sessions will be organized by the ResearchNetworks supported by the NSF AWM ADVANCE grant.

University of Bonn, Germany  

This meeting is part of the series of workshops Young Women in... at the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics. The workshop provides a platform for female graduate students and postdocs in Geometry to present their research.

The Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference aims to inspire and educate data scientists, regardless of gender, and support women in the field. Events will be held at Stanford University, and 25+ locations worldwide. Registration opens on October 3, 2016.

Oberwohlfach, Germany

Atlanta, Georgia

The workshop will consist of a Special Session focused on Number Theory organized by Alina Bucur and Ellen Eischen, and a Poster Session for graduate students.

Note that applications from graduate students are due August 15th, 2016.





Sukkur Institute of Business Administration, Sukkur, Pakistan  

The Women in Mathematics Symposium at Sukkur Institute of Business administration invites female mathematicians/ students to come to Sukkur IBA and network with women from Pakistan and abroad who are active and successful in mathematics. 

 IIT Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

This meeting is partially sponsored by CWM. For details see here.

University of Bonn, Germany  

This meeting is part of the series of workshops Young Women in... at the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics. The workshop provides a platform for female graduate students and postdocs in Harmonc Analysis and PDE to present their research. The deadline for the application is July 31, 2016.

Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK

The field of Data Science is booming, yet comparatively few women are entering it. Why? What are the obstacles and opportunities facing them if they do? The path to change is challenging, but there are women out there who can testify that it’s possible. This event is part of the New Developments in Data Privacy workshop, part of the current INI programme on Data Linkage and Anonymisation. 

  • Iranian Women Mathematicians, 17 November 2016

Shahid Beheshti University, Iran

The Iranian Mathematical Society is establishing a section for Iranian Women Mathematicians. This will be the first gathering of female representatives from all Mathematics Departments of Iran. Contact:   Raheleh Jafari

Nesin Mathematics Village, Turkey  

The conference will highlight and advance the scientific goals and research agendas of women who are active and successful researchers in number theory. At the same time this framework will be used to help create a strong collaboration network for young female researchers coming into the field, connect them with important research directions and expand their network of collaborators and research mentors.

  • First meeting of Central Asian Women Association in Mathematics (CAWAM) 22 - 23 September 2016

International Information Technology University, Almaty, Kazakhstan

This meeting is sponsored by CWM. For details see here.

This meeting is sponsored by CWM. For details see here.

  • Women in Mathematics in Asia Forum July 28 2016. Bali, Indonesia. 

The meeting will be held during the 7th Asia Mathematical Conference AMC2016.

This meeting is sponsored by CWM. For details see here.

Berlin, Germany 

The programme will include survey lectures by prominent female mathematicians, the EWM General Assembly (July 17); a public lecture and the opening of the portrait exhibition of Women Mathematicians in Europe (July 20).

  • Latin American Women in Mathematics July 11-15 2016. Barranquilla, Colombia. 

The meeting will be held during the Fifth Latin American Congress of Mathematics.

This meeting is sponsored by CWM. For details see here.

  • The first meeting of the Association for Women in Mathematics in Senegal  and the first meeting of AWMA for the Western African region.  July 7-8, 2016.  AIMS-Senegal.

    This meeting is sponsored by CWM. For details see here.

Summer school on Geometric and physical aspects of Trudinger-Moser type inequalities.  Sponsored by EWM, EMS and IML.

This workshop is designed to strengthen the shape modeling community by bringing together women researchers at various stages in their careers (from graduate student to senior researcher) to foster research collaboration and mentorship.

Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey

The 2016 topic is Curves Loops and Words in Geometry. The program is aimed at Undergraduate and Graduate students and Post Docs. Application deadline: February 19, 2016.

The purpose of the workshop is to support and expand research efforts by female mathematicians in the field of homotopy theory.

  • Mini-workshop for Women in Mathematics. March 29, 2016 RIMS, Kyoto University, Japan  

Details to follow. Contact: m-kotani at

  • Encontro Paulista de Mulheres na Matemática (First meeting of women mathematicians from the state of Sao Paulo).  11 March 2016  Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

    This meeting is sponsored by CWM. For details see here.

    • A special day "Young girls and sciences". 5 March 2016 UCAD University  of Dakar, Senegal. Details to follow.

    This workshop is one of a series being organised by Indian Women and Mathematics (IWM). The aim is to expose women of North Eastern and Eastern parts of India engaged in teaching and/or research - or pursuing a post-graduate degree in mathematics - to quality research in different areas of mathematics and the various opportunities for pursuing mathematics as a career.





    Bratislava, Slovakia    

    The aim of this meeting is to establish a Slovak Group of Women in Mathematics.

    Cortona, Italy

    Photo courtesy Noel Matoff

    Tel Aviv University, Israel

      Bandari College, Mombasa, Kenya

      Theme: Women in Mathematics for Social Change & Sustainable Livelihoods!

      The conference was supported by CIMPA and intended for African women mathematicians and women postgraduate students in Mathematical Sciences in Africa.  It was also sponsored by CWM.                                                                                                       

      Photo courtesy MF Ouedraogo

      KAIST, Daejeon, S. Korea

      The central goal of 2015 KWMS IC is to encourage women and girl students to have active careers in the mathematical sciences and to give an opportunity in which they share past experiences, new advances and research results.

      The Hardy Fellowship is awarded by London Mathematical Society to a distinguished overseas mathematician. Professor Joshi will visit the UK in June/July of next year, and will travel the country over a period of 2 – 3 weeks, ending with the special anniversary Hardy Lecture in London on the 3rd of July, 2015.

      Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey

        Castle Rauischholzhausen near Marburg

        The aim is to bring together in a casual and friendly atmosphere mathematicians from all research areas for a short and informal scientific exchange, and to enhance communication between female mathematicians.

        Minsk, Belarus

        For more information about EGMO, see here.

        Mathematical Institute, Oxford

        A greatly expanded version of BWM day, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the London Mathematical Society, to include events aimed at schoolgirls, female undergraduates, graduate students and early career researchers.  

        University of Maryland College Park

        The Symposium will showcase the research of women in the mathematical professions.

        Salt Lake City, Utah

        An AWM Workshop to be held in conjunction with the SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) 

        University of Delhi, India.

        Salt Lake City, Utah

        Dakar, Senegal

        Utrecht, Holland

         Lincoln, Nebraska

        NCUWM provides an opportunity for undergraduate women to present their mathematics research, meet successful women mathematicians, learn about graduate school opportunities and career options, and form friendships with peers.




        Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco-Chile

        Prof Rubi Rodriguez is a well known female Chilean mathematician. She did her PhD under Lipman Bers in Columbia Universiy, New York in 1981. She has had a very successful career with several Master and PhD students, most of them currently successful (female) mathematicians.


        Banff International Research Station

        A weekend designed to serve as a career starter retreat for young female mathematicians.

        August 12, 2014 (8am to 5pm) at Ewha Womans University, Seoul; August 14, 2014 (1pm to 9pm) at Coex Convention Center, Seoul.

        The International Congress of Women Mathematicians 2014 (ICWM 2014) was an associated meeting of the 27th International Congress of Mathematicians 2014 (ICM 2014) was held from August 13-21, 2014 in Seoul, Korea. ICWM 2014 brought together women mathematicians and their supporters from around the world. It showcased the mathematical contributions of women mathematicians, and provide opportunity for them, especially those from developing countries, to meet and exchange experience and ideas.

        The ICWM 2014 was sponsored and organized by the Korean Women in Mathematical Sciences (KWMS) with close assistance and guidance from the International Mathematical Union (IMU). In order to support the participation of women mathematicians from around the world, especially from developing countries, the KWMS also provided 100 travel grants (Together Project) to selected attendees.

        • Young Women in Probability   26 –  28 May 2014 Institute for Applied Mathematics, University of Bonn. The aim of this workshop is to provide a platform for young female researchers in Probability (PhD students and postdocs), to present their work in an environment which can cultivate collaborations.

        • Women in Maths Day Ireland   1 May 2014 NUI Galway. The day included presentations and posters by women active in mathematics, mathematics education and industry, at a variety of career stages.



        Pictures courtesy Rashia Khanun

        • 8th Siberian Congress of female mathematicians in Krasnoyarsk, January, 2014




        On the steps of the Hausdorff centre
        © Volker Lannert Fotografie

        The meeting was opened by the EWM convenor Marie-Francoise Roy and by Dr. Michael Meier, Chief Administrator of HCM Bonn. The EMS lecturer Tamar Ziegler (Hebrew University, Israel) gave a series of lectures on Dynamics and prime solutions to linear equations. Besides many mathematical lectures, the program included a discussion: In what way do women benefit from “excellence schemes” now widly spread in various European countries?  An session “Present your neighbor” was both instructive and relaxing, as one could find out about the scientific careers, research interests, families and hobbies of the participants.


        Photo courtesy BIRS
        Photo courtesy BIRS

        WINE:  Women in Numbers-Europe Conference in Luminy  October 2013

        Photo courtesy Alina Bucur


        Atelier Femmes et Maths Ouaga 2012      (Workshop for Women and Maths, Ouaga 2012)

        L’Université de Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou Burkina Faso, 26 - 27 octobre 2012 L’atelier Femmes et Maths Ouaga 2012 est un forum pour la promotion des mathématiques et des femmes mathématiciennes africaines ; il ambitionne de réunir les doctorantes et femmes mathématiciennes pour discuter de la situation des femmes mathématiciennes en Afrique et de créer un cadre permanent de rencontres et d’échanges entre elles.




        The first International Conference of Women Mathematicians, ICWM 2010, was held in Hyderabad, India just before the ICM in Hyderabad, India, August 2010.

        Photos courtesy Sara Maloni


        Within the celebrations dedicated to the international astronomical year 2009, Women and Space brought together some of the most brilliant and famous women working in space science, from space missions, to astrophysics, to literature.

        Photo courtesy Alessandra Celletti



        Ingrid Daubechies, EMS lecturer and current president of the IMU

        Photos courtesy Dusanka Perisic

        Lots more wonderful photos of this meeting can be found here.

        During EWM2009 we made a new EWM promo film. You will be able to see and hear Ingrid Daubechies, Barbara Lee Keyfitz, Cheryl Praeger, Jelena Kovacevic, Reidun Twarock, Ragni Piene,Tatiana Suslina, Caroline Series, Frances Kirwan, Lisbeth Fajstrup, Sylvie Paycha, and many other brilliant women mathematicians. The 2009 EMS Lecturer, Ingrid Daubechies, delivered her talks at our conference. They are available on the European Mathematical Society website here.
        This is just part of the video material filmed during the conference. All the conference talks can be seen on youtube: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.



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