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2016

The 2016 CWM sponsored events took place in Colombia (Latin America), India, Indonesia (S. and E. Asia), Kazakhstan (Central Asia), Mexico (Latin America), Senegal (West Africa), Tunisia (North  Africa).

Regional workshop on Research and Career Opportunities

Indian Women in Mathematics (IWM) 

 20 - 21 December 2016

 IIT Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

First meeting of Central Asian Women in Mathematics Association (CAWMA)

22 - 23 September 2016

International Information Technology University, Almaty, Kazakhstan

The conference introduced the main goals and objectives of CAWMA. The main scientific theme was Mathematics and Mechanics. There were 36 participants from 19 universities with four Central Asian countries Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,Tajikistan and Uzbekistan represented. For further information contact Bakhyt Alipova alipova.bakhyt@gmail.com

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Photo courtesy CAWMA

Women in Mathematics in Latin America: Barriers, Advancements and New Perspectives

August 21 - 26 2016.

Oaxaca, Mexico.

Hosted by the Casa Matemática Oaxaca in collaboration with the Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery.

The meeting gathered women in mathematics having leadership positions in order to propose action plans for the balance inclusion of women in education in particular as academic mathematicians. It also futhered the creation of an organisation of Latin American Women in Mathematics. Contact Gabriela Araujo gabyaraujop@gmail.com

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Photo courtesy Dayana Reyes

Women in Mathematics in Asia Forum

July 28 2016. Bali, Indonesia. 

The meeting was held during the 7th Asia Mathematical Conference AMC2016. The forum aims to establish a network of women mathematicians in Asia. Contact Budi Ruchjana budi.nurani@unpad.ac.id

Latin American Women in Mathematics

July 11-15 2016. Barranquilla, Colombia. 

 

The meeting was held during the Fifth Latin American Congress of Mathematics. The aim was to establish a network of women mathematicians in the region. Here is a YouTube video of the event. Further discussions are underway about forming a Latin American network.

Contact Carolina Neira Jimenez cneiraj@unal.edu.co

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Photo courtesy Eddy Pariguan

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 at AIMS-Senegal.

The meeting was attended by 29 participants from 9 African countries. Contact Aissa Wade aissa.wade@gmail.com

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Photo courtesy Aissa Wade

Indian Women and Mathematics: Annual Conference

June 29 - July 1, 2016.

University of Hyderabad, India.

This conference brought together women students, college and university teachers and early-career researchers with mathematicians, especially women mathematicians to exchange mathematical ideas and share their views.
A major goal was to enable junior women mathematicians to interact with their senior colleagues, both individually and in small groups, as well as to present their work. Nalini Joshi was a distinguished visitor.

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Photo courtesy IWM

First meeting of the Tunisian Women Mathematicians Association

May 12 2016.

City of Sciences, Tunis,Tunisia

This was the first meeting of AWMA for the Western African region and aimed to establish a network for women mathematicians in northern Africa.  Contact Saïma Khenissy  saima.khenissy@gmail.com

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Photo courtesy TWMA

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.

For pictures and videos of this meeting see the Brazilian Mulheres na Matemática facebook page post of 13.03.2016.

Indian Women and Mathematics: Regional workshop on Research and Opportunities

February 19 - 20, 2016  

Department of Mathematics, IIT Guwahati, India.

The aim was to expose women of North Eastern and Eastern India engaged in teaching and/or research to quality research in different areas of mathematics. It was one of a series of mini workshops being organized in different parts of India on the initiative of Indian Women and Mathematics (IWM). Contact Riddhi Shah riddhi.kausti@gmail.com