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OWSD Early Career Fellowship Open for Applications (Deadline: April 30, 2019)

The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) is now accepting applications for Early Career Fellowships. The OWSD Early Career Fellowship is a prestigious award of up to USD 50,000 offered to women who have completed their PhDs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects and are employed at an academic or scientific research institute in one of the listed Science and Technology Lagging C

American Mathematical Society (AMS) celebrates Women's History Month in March

The March 2019 issue of Notices of the AMS, includes tributes to several women mathematicians and their work: “Karen Uhlenbeck and the Calculus of Variations,” “Gertrude M. Cox and Statistical Design,” “The Life and Pioneering Contributions of an African American Centenarian: Mathematician Katherine G.

Ingrid Daubechies and Claire Voisin Honored with L’Oréal-UNESCO International Awards for Women in Science

On the occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science the L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO have announced the laureates of the 21st International Awards For Women in Science, two of whom (out of five) are mathematicians: Ingrid Daubechies (Duke University, United States) and Claire Voisin (Collège de France). It is the first time that the award was extended to mathematics. Read more here.  

Jill Pipher Takes Office as AMS President

Jill Pipher, Vice President for Research and Elisha Benjamin Andrews Professor of Mathematics at Brown University, begins her term as AMS President today, February 1, 2019. “It is quite an honor to be starting my term as President of the American Mathematical Society,” she says. “I’ve spent this past year as President-elect thinking hard about priorities for the next two years.
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