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International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February 2021: Activities around the world reported by the CWM Ambassadors

Cameroon
"Women Scientists at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19" - celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science in Maroua on February, 10.
We are going to celebrate it in person while respecting the barrier measures against COVID 19. The number of participants is limited.

Cheryl Praeger awarded Companion of the Order of Australia in the General Division on Australia Day 2021 Honours List

Cheryl Praeger had been appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia in 1999. She is ppromoted to Companion in 2021 "for eminent service to mathematics, and to tertiary education, as a leading academic and researcher, to international organisations, and as a champion of women in STEM careers." See here.

In 2021, CWM call  received 23 applications of which CWM decided to support 6 projects.

Prime Mystery: Sophie Germain and Fermat's Last Theorem by Dora Musielak

DORA MUSIELAK, Research Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, will deliver the tenth talk of the CSHPM Online Colloquium series.

DATE: January 15th
TIME: UTC 19:00; Vancouver 11:00; Edmonton 12:00; Regina/Winnipeg 13:00; Montreal/Toronto 14:00; Halifax 15:00; St. John's 15:30

TITLE: Prime Mystery: Sophie Germain and Fermat's Last Theorem

Mathematicians call on their colleagues and on mathematical societies to support the Egyptian mathematician Laila Soueif and her children

Laila Soueif  is a Professor of Mathematics at Cairo University and a founder of the March 9 Movement for University Autonomy in Egypt. See more information about her here.

Signatories of the call ask their colleagues as well as mathematical societies to support her and her children by writing to relevant authorities. See more here.

Standing for Gender Equality in Science in times of Covid-19

Scientists around the world have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.  Women are hit particularly hard, especially those at an early stage of their careers.

The Standing Committee for Gender Equality in Science calls for all individuals and institutions engaged in science to join forces in supporting women colleagues whose research careers are jeopardized by the pandemic. See here.

Standing for Gender Equality in Science in times of Covid-19

Scientists around the world have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.  Women are hit particularly hard, especially those
at an early stage of their careers. The Standing Committee for Gender Equality in Science calls for all individuals and institutions engaged in science to join forces in supporting women colleagues whose research careers are jeopardized by the pandemic.

Organisation

In order to promote gender equality in science, nine international organizations who took part in the project A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It? wish to act together to further promote this goal by continuing and enlarging the work accomplished so far, in particular by supporting women and girls’ equal access to science education, fostering equal opportunity and treatment for females in

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