Recently various bodies have issued statements or produced policy documents outlining their commitment to promoting full participation of female mathematicians. `Good policy’ refers to institutional policies aimed at removing potential barriers to women in the workplace, of example lack of access to suitable childcare facilities. We start with some items about the issues and examples of good practice for bringing children to conferences.
Funding mechanisms to support mathematical sciences vary widely across the world. Here is some information about funding that relates particularly to women. Information about grants that relate particularly to CWM and the IMU may be found here.
CWM sponsors a number of events and activities with the aim of encouraging women in mathematics, with priority given to developing or emerging countries. Our main focus has been aimed at establishing or supporting networks at the continental or regional level. Other events, workshops and projects have also been supported.
The 2018 call is now open, see here.
In 2015, CWM sponsored activities in Kenya (Africa) and Brazil (Latin America).
The 2016 CWM sponsored events took place in Colombia (Latin America), India, Indonesia (S. and E. Asia), Kazakhstan (Central Asia), Mexico (Latin America), Senegal (West Africa), Tunisia (North Africa).
The following activities and events have been sponsored by CWM as a result of the 2017 funding call.
The issue of gender in mathematical education is a huge subject in its own right, which we cannot fully do justice to here. Here are a selection of organizations, links to further resources, initiatives and articles.
Here are some general books about women and mathematics, listed in order of publication date. More books about lives of women mathematicians can be found here.