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Individual Events

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.

2019

2018

 

  • First International AMU-CAWM Workshop on STI and Mathematics, Botswana International University of Science and Technology, November 22-23, 2018. For more information and to register, see here

  • Women in Mathematical Material Science, University of Regensburg, Germany, November 5-6, 2018. Registration is requested by October 5, 2018 via email to alessandra.pluda@ur.de. Financial support may be requested also for young women participants.

  • Indian Women and Mathematics (IWM) Regional Workshop on Research and Opportunities, NISER Bhubaneswar, October 27-28, 2018. The workshop is open to post-graduate students, research fellows, college and university teachers and researchers from the states of Eastern India with a special focus on women participants. Application deadline: September 7, 2018.

  • Science by Women, Program for Women, Science, Technology and Innovation in Africa, 4th edition: call for applications, aimed at selecting 14 senior African women scientists to be integrated in 14 top research Spanish centers, now open. Application deadline: September 30, 2018.

  • Women in Automorphic Forms, Technical University Darmstadt, September 5 - 7, 2018. The conference is specially, but not exclusively, addressed to  female mathematicians working in number theory.

  • EWM General Meeting Graz, Austria, September 3 - 7, 2018. Including 3 lectures by EMS lecturer Gigliola Staffilani (MIT). Proposals for special sessions should be submitted by 31 August 2017. Registration will open September 2017.

  • Connections for Women: Hamiltonian Systems, from topology to applications through analysis, MSRI, USA, August 16-17, 2018.

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

  • Conference on Mathematics of Wave Phenomena, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Germany, July 23-27, 2018. Abstracts from female contributors are especially encouraged.

  • Women in Shape Modeling, University of Trier, Germany, July 16-20, 2018. A workshop designed to strengthen the shape modeling community by bringing together women researchers at various stages in their careers.

  • Second Women in Logic Workshop, Oxford, UK, July 9, 2018. The workshop will provide an opportunity for women in the field to increase awareness of one another and one another's work, to combat the feeling of isolation. 

  • Indian Women and Mathematics (IWM) Annual Conference, Shiv Nadar University, India, June 21-23, 2018. The application form closes on April 30, 2018.

  • Fifth Workshop of Women Mathematicians, Diyarbakir, Turkey, May 5 - 7, 2018. Organized by the Association for Turkish Women in Maths, hosted by Dicle University.

  • European Women in Mathematics German Chapter Conference 2018, Mathematikon,
    Heidelberg University, May 3 - 4, 2018. "The aim of this conference is to promote communication and networking between mathematicians from all research areas, offering in particular a platform to female mathematicians at all academic stages for presenting their mathematical results, sharing their experiences and discussing the challenges related to the gender gap in this field."

  • London Mathematical Society Women in Mathematics Workshop, Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK, April 30 - May 1. "This is an inclusive event and
    all are welcome irrespective of gender or career stages."

  • Second Meeting of Mexican Women in Mathematics, Universidad Autónoma of San Luis Potosí, Mexico, April 19-21. This meeting brings together Mexican women mathematicians, both researchers and students, in order to create a forum for exchange and dialogue for women in the mathematical community.

  • London Mathematical Society Meeting in Honour of Maryam Mirzakhani, University of Warwick, March 22, 2018. The meeting commemorates the work of Professor Maryam Mirzakhani (1977 – 2017), Fields Medallist and LMS Honorary Member. The meeting forms part of the 2017-2018 Warwick EPSRC Symposium workshop on Teichmüller Dynamics from 19-23 March.

  • "Women Scientists Achieving Sustainable Development Goals", March 8, 2018. The Moroccan Association of Women and Mathematics organized this workshop in celebration of International Women's Day.

  • "Aspettando l'8 marzo ... Riflessioni sul ruolo della donna nella società di oggi", University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy, March 6, 2018. An event, reflecting on the role of women in today's society, in anticipation of International Women's Day.

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

2017

MSRI, Berkeley, USA.

Katmandu, Nepal.

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

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

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

This event aims to celebrate, connect, inspire, and encourage women in computing.

MSRI, Berkeley, USA

MSRI, Berkeley, USA

  • National School on Commutative Algebra   Thai Nguyen  University   17-18 August 2017

Thai Nguyen City, Vietnam

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

  • Gender and Mathematics 27 July 2017 

McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Panel discussion and luncheon during the Mathematical Congress of the Americas.

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

  • Women in Mathematics- A Panorama of Contributions 29-30 July 2017 

Hokkaido University, Japan

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

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

  • 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

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

  • First conference of Polish Women in Mathematics. June 22-24, 2017. University of Rzeszow, Poland.
    The main objective of this Conference is to honor the outstanding Polish mathematician Professor Rasiowa. The 100th anniversary of her birth falls in 2017.

This is the first ever Women in Logic (WiL) workshop. It is affiliated with the Thirty-Second Annual ACM/IEEE Symposium on Logic in Computer Science (LICS).

The Association for Turkish Women in Mathematics was established in 2012.

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

University of Western Australia

This mini-symposium will be a celebration of Cheryl Praeger's long and  influential career.

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.

There will be a brief presentation of CWM at this meeting by a CWM sponsored representative from Mexico.

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.

  • II Meeting of Peruvian Women in Mathematical Sciences. March 8, 2017

UNMSM, Lima, Peru

Contact: Grupo de Mujeres Peruanas en Ciencias Matemáticas
mujer.cmat.peru@gmail.com

Febriary 6-7, 2017 

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.

Paris, France

These Sage Days are a special event for women who develop in SageMath or wish to learn Sage. They will include introduction presentations, self training, and teamwork on specific projects. For more on Women in Sage see here.

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.

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 jafarirahele@gmail.com 

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.

Organized by RIMS(Kyoto University), Department of Mathematics (Kyoto University) and the Mathematical Society of Japan.

  • 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.

    2015

    Bratislava, Slovakia    

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

        EWM 17th General Meeting,  August 30- September 5, 2015  Cortona, Italy
    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.

      AWMA, First congress and workshop, July 16- 18, 2015
      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.

        2014

        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.
         

        Seul

        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.

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        Photo courtesy Rashia Khanun
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        Photo courtesy Rashia Khanun

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

        2013

        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

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

        Photo courtesy Alina Bucur

        A meeting organised by Mujeres en Computacion.

        2012

        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.

        2011

        2010

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

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        Photos courtesy Sara Maloni

        2009

        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.