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Journeys of Women in Mathematics

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First part

A 20 mn  film created by the IMU Committee for Women in Mathematics, filmed and edited by Micro-Documentaries, made possible by a grant from the Simons Foundation. Featured on the Scientific American Roots of Unity Blog. In the first part of the film Neela Nataraj from India, Aminatou Pecha from Cameroon and Carolina Araujo from Brazil, are featured in their home countries. The second part of the film shows the lively and diverse atmosphere of (WM)^2 and contains short interviews of six women from various Latin American countries. The first part was shown as a World Premiere at (WM)^2, the World Meeting for Women in Mathematics on July 31 2018.


Remember Maryam Mirzakhani

Remember Maryam Mirzakhani is an exhibition with 18 original poster. Institutions interested in hosting the exhibition can consult the rules of use and contact CWM at The exhibition opened at (WM)², the World Meeting for Women in Mathematics, and remained open during ICM 2018. It contained also a book of condolences, 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

A CWM Panel that took place 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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