News from the AWM President Kristin Lauter. In addition to its presence on Facebook, AWM has recently launched a new Twitter Feed: @AWMmath The AWM Research Symposium 2015 will be held at University of Maryland, College Park, April 11 -12, 2015. It will showcase the research of women in the mathematical professions, featuring plenary talks, special sessions on a broad range of […]
A Math Day for Girls entitled Filles et Sciences: une equation lumineuse, will take place in Dakar, Senegal on March 7, 2015. Math Days for girls are well established in France. This event is a collaboration between the French association Femmes & mathématiques (Women and Mathematics), the African Women in Mathematics Association (AWMA) and the Association SenChix (Senegal Women in […]
The Association for Turkish Women in Mathematics , established in June 2012, is holding its second workshop at Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey, from May 01 to May 03, 2015. For more information, see here.
Congratulations to: Gwyneth Stallard (Open University, UK) who was awarded an OBE in the 2015 British New Year Honours for the leading role she has played at a national level in advancing women’s careers in mathematics. Gwyneth has been Chair of the London Mathematical Society’s Women in Mathematics Committee since 2006. Marie-Francoise Roy (Emeritus professor, Rennes) […]
Message from the local organisers: The ICWM 2014 LOC would like to thank all the participants and supporters of ICWM 2014 for making it a truly wonderful experience. With around 500 participants representing 57 countries, the meeting was a unique opportunity to network with women in mathematics from around the world. We sincerely hope […]
Congratulations to: Kate Smith-Miles (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia) who has won the 2014 Georgina Sweet Award, under the Australian Research Council’s Australian Laureate Fellowships scheme. Sylvie Paycha (Potsdam, Germany) who has been made a chevalier de la légion d’honneur (Knignt of the French legion of honour). Annalisa Buffa (Director, Institute for Applied Mathematics and Information […]
At its meeting on August 12, 2014, the IMU Executive Committee decided that a committee will be created that will: – be in charge of the IMU Women in Mathematics website – help organize future International Congresses of Women Mathematicians (ICWM) – organize the selection of the ICM Emmy Noether Lecturer – promote international contacts […]
We are absolutely delighted to congratulate Maryam Mirzakhani on her achievement in being the first woman ever to be awarded the Fields medal, for her outstanding work on the geometry and dynamics of moduli spaces. Below are some links to news and articles. For a 2008 interview with Maryam, see here. ICM Announcement ICM Video and information […]