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Launching SCGES webinar

The Standing Committee for Gender Equality in Science (SCGES) is launching its Webinar Series. The aim is to create exchanges and interactions related to issues around Gender Equality in Science among various scientific communities.

The first session will take place on February 16th, 2022, at 4 pm to 6 pm CET. It is organized by IMU and ICIAM, on the topic of Gender Equality in Mathematics.

See more and register here.

Result of CWM call 2022

The CWM called for proposals for initiatives to be held during 2022 to support women in mathematics. The CWM call received 31 applications of which CWM decided to support 10. The website of the AOWM (Asian and Oceanian Women in Mathematics) platform and the update of the website of AWMA (African Women in Mathematics Association), as well as three regional meetings, the third Central Asian Women in Mathematics in Tadjikistan, the second Women in Sage in Africa meeting in Nigeria and the Latin American and Caribbean Workshop on Mathematics and Gender in Oxoaca (Mexico) are selected. The other five supported events will take place in Gabon, Ghana, India, Oman and Brail (II Brazilian Meeting for Women in Mathematics).

Maryam's Museum in Taleghan hosts permanently CWM Remember Maryam Mirzakhani exhibition

Taleghan
Iran

CWM approved  the Maryam’s Museum request  to host Remember Maryam Mirzakhani Exhibition permanently.

Maryam Mirzakhani’s family and the Foundation of Maryam Mirzakhani – a charity organization supporting talented girls continuing their study, have prepared a place in her mother’s hometown named Taleghan for a museum named Maryam’s Museum. The Museum is intended to show some of Maryam’s belongings.

9th HLF: application phase has started

Heidelberg Laureate Forum
Germany

Young gifted women in mathematics welcome at the 9th HLF!

At the HLF, all winners of the Fields Medal, the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the Nevanlinna Prize, and the ACM Prize in Computing are invited to attend. In addition, young and talented computer scientists and mathematicians are invited to apply for participation. Young researchers at all phases of their careers (Undergraduate/Pre-Master, Graduate PhD, or PostDocs) are encouraged to complete and submit their applications by February 11 (midnight CET).
The 9th HLF will take place at September 18-23, 2022.
Find here the “Apply Now” flyer and information on the 9th HLF.

TWMA best thesis Awards 2021

Tunisia

Tunisian Women Mmathematicians’ Association (TWMA) best thesis Awards for Tunisian women in pure mathematics and in applied mathematics were given respectively to Dr Sabrine Chebbi from Tunis El Manar University and to Dr Nahed Naceur from Sousse University/Lorraine University. For this edition, the president of the jury for the best thesis in pure mathematics was Professor Hajer Bahouri (University Paris-Est-Créteil-Val-de-Marne) and the president of the jury for the best thesis in applied mathematics was Professor Nahla Abdellatif (Tunis El Manar University).

The Award ceremony was organised by the TWMA at the Faculty of Sciences of Tunis on Wednesday, December 15, 2021.

CWM Call 2022

The CWM 2022 call for Networks, Workshops and other initiatives is opened till 15 December, 2021.

Because the COVID crisis is far from being over, (totally or partially) virtual on-line events are welcome and non -virtual projects should explain their plans in case they have to turn virtual.

There will be no other CWM call for applications regarding activities in 2022.

ICM 2022 Emmy Noether Lecturer: Marie-France Vignéras

ICM Emmy Noether Lecture honors women who have made fundamental and sustained contributions to the mathematical sciences, it was presented for the first time in 1994. The 2022 ICM Emmy Noether Lecture will be delivered by Marie-France Vignéras, Professor Emeritus of the Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu, Paris, France.
More information on the announcement of the Emmy Noether Lecture here.

Indian woman in mathematics Neena Gupta receives the 2021 Ramanujan Prize

The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)

Professor Neena Gupta received the Prize for her outstanding work in affine algebraic geometry and commutative algebra, in particular for her solution of the Zariski cancellation problem for affine spaces. She is the third woman to receive the Ramanujan Prize, which was first awarded in 2005 and is administered by ICTP jointly with the Department of Science and Technology (DST, Government of India), and the International Mathematical Union (IMU). The Prize is awarded annually to a researcher from a developing country who is less than 45 years of age on 31 December of the year of the award, and who has conducted outstanding research in a developing country. More information on the Mathematics Prize announcement here.