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Journeys of Women in Mathematics

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First part

World Premiere at (WM)^2, the World Meeting for Women in Mathematics on July 31 2018. A 13mn  film with Neela Nataraj (India), Aminatou Pecha (Cameroon) and Carolina Araujo (Brazil). Created by the IMU Committee for Women in Mathematics, filmed and edited by Micro-Documentaries, made possible by a grant from the Simons Foundation.


Maryam Mirzakhani Memorial

The Memorial opens at the World Meeting for Women in Mathematics and remains open during ICM. It contains an exhibition with 15 original posters, a book of condolances, and volumes with Maryam Mirzakhani's mathematical papers as well as a book with papers about her. Curator: Thais Jordao. Designer: Rafael Meireles Barroso.

The Gender Gap in Mathematical and Natural Sciences from a Historical Perspective

CWM Panel at ICM Rio on August 2 2018. Brief presentation about IMU CWM by Marie-Francoise Roy, a lecture by June Barrow Green (Open University, UK) "Historical context of the gender gap in mathematics" and a lecture by Silvina Ponce-Dawson (University Buenos Aires, Argentina) "The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics Working Group on Women in Physics: activities and perspectives" followed by reactions from the floor.


Faces of Women in Mathematic

An edited sequence of film clips of women saying into the camera "I am (name) from (country), and I am a mathematician!” in the language of their choice. The 146 clips featured 243 women mathematicians from 36 different countries speaking in 31 different languages. Authors Eugenie Hunsicker and Irina Linke.


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CWM posters and flyers

CWM posters and flyers are available.   If you want to get a few copies to distribute at a mathematical event or for other display purposes, please contact your CWM country's ambassador.

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