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Liliana Forzani first woman President of the Mathematical Union of Latin America and Caribbean (UMALCA)

CWM Ambassador for Argentina Liliana Forzani was elected as UMALCA President for the period 2021-2024.

Liliana graduated with her first degree in Applied Mathematics in 1988 from the Universidad Nacional del Litoral, and completed a PhD in Mathematics in 1993 at the Universidad Nacional de San Luis, in Argentina. Then in 2007 she finished a second PhD, in Statistics, at the University of Minnesota.

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.

European Women in Mathematics General Meeting 2022

The EWM announces its General Meeting 2022, to be held at the Aalto University, Finland on August 22-26, 2022.
EMS/EWM speaker will be Claire Voisin (CNRS). Find more information on Plenary and Gender speakers here.
The call for minisymposia will be posted officially in a few weeks.
February 28, 2022 - Submission of Minisymposium Proposals
March 31, 2022 – Application for Travel/Accommodation Grants

Workshop on “The power of women in deep learning"

As part of the Mathematics of Deep Learning programme at the Isaac Newton Institute in Cambridge it is organised a workshop on “The power of women in deep learning”, 22-23 November 2021. Both in-person and online participation is possible. Speakers include Andrea Bertozzi, Ingrid Daubechies, Stefanie Jegelka, Gitta Kutyniok, Caroline Uhler, Rachel Ward and Marinka Zitnik. To register go here.
Registration closes on the 20th of October!

Emma Castelnouvo Award 2020

The 2020 Emma Castelnuovo Award was given during the ICME 14 in Shanghai to NCTM – the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (USA and Canada). The congress was delayed, and then took place as a Hybrid Conference from July 11 to 18, 2021. The Award Lecture was held by Trena L. Wilkerson.

Better proportion of women lecturers at ICM 2022

The list of the mathematicians who will give the invited lectures during the ICM2022 program was officially published. CWM is happy to report that the proportion of women (plenary and sectional) lecturers has reached a little more than 20%. For the previous ICMs (Rio 2018, Seoul 2014, Hyderabad 2010) the proportion had stabilized around 15 %, after a period of growth starting in the 1990s.


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