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The sponsored events after the 2017 CWM  call took place in Brazil, Canada, Chile, India, Iran, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Tunisia, South Africa and Vietnam.  See report here.


July to December 2017

A series of round tables on the gender issue in mathematics in Brazil, in preparation for (WM)^2 and ICM Rio 2018, to be continued in 2018

Contact:   Christina Brech


Panel discussion  “Gender and Mathematics”  and lunch  12:45 - 14:15, July 27, 2017.

McGill University, Montreal

The panel will take place during the Mathematical Congress of the Americas in Montreal. It will discuss diversity issues and the gender gap in academia, more specifically, in science. It is organized by the Network of Women Mathematicians in Latin America and the Carribbean and CWM and the Canadian Mathematical Society. 


Contact: Natalia GarciaColin


 II Workshop of Women in Mathematics in Latin America   

22-26 January 2018

This workshop, to be held in Chile, is a follow-up meeting to the First Workshop held in Oaxaca, Mexico in August 2016.  Proposed by the Network of Women in Mathematics of Latin America and the Caribbean (Red de Mujeres Matemáticas de Latinoamérica y el Caribe) and the Colectivo de Mujeres Matemáticas en Chile, the purpose is to gather women in mathematics in Latin America and is a further step towards creating a union of women in mathematics from Latin America in the ICM Rio 2018.

Contact: María Isabel Cortez 


Activities of Indian Women and Mathematics (IWM) including some mini-regional workshops, the  IWM annual conference at IIS Bangalore in summer 2017, and an international visitors programme. For more details see the IWM website.

Contact: Riddhi Shah  



    The first gathering of the Women's Section of the Iranian Mathematical Society will be held on August 21, 2017, in Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan in  the west of Iran. For details see the IMS website.

    Contact: Mojgan Mahmoudi



    Women in Mathematics- A Panorama of Contributions 29-30 July 

    Hokkaido University, Japan

    This workshop will be part of the Hokkaido Summer Institute 2017 organised by the Mathematics Department of Hokkaido University.

    Contact: Eva Maria Feichtner


    Engagement with girls during the Festival Matematico Oaxaca organised by the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

     Contact: Paloma Zubieta López   


    AWMA General meeting and workshop 6-7 July

    University of Rabat, Morocco.

    This will be the fourth AWMA meeting in Africa. It is a satellite event of the general Pan African Congress of Mathematicians 2017.

    Contact: Marie Francoise Ouedraogo


    Symposium for South Asian Women in Mathematics  12-15 October

    Katmandu, Nepal.

    Organised by Women of Nepal in Mathematical Sciences (WoNiMS).

    Contact: Dhana Thapa

    South Africa

    January 2018  Workshop and conference for African Women in Discrete Mathematics and its Applications

    Hosted by AIMS Cape Town, S. Africa.

    Contact: Nancy Ann Neudauer


    The first mathematical school in algebraic geometry in Tunisia. 11-15 September.

    Hammamet, Tunisia.

    This will include the second meeting of the Tunisian Women in Mathematics Association.

    Contact: Saïma Khenissy


      National School on Commutative Algebra   Thai Nguyen  University   17-18 August

      Thai Nguyen City, Vietnam

      Contact: Lâm Hoàng