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CWM Call 2021

As a result of the CWM 2021 call, AWMA’s  special day for women in mathematics at PACOM 2021, the upgrade of the reporting of May 12 initiative , as well as the exhibition project, “МАТЕМАТИКА, through a land of mathematics,” to be premiered at (WM)²  2022, were selected. The project of Indian Women in Mathematics and two thematical mathematical activities in Latin America and Pakistan were also approved.



CWM Newsletter

CWM Newsletter, Issue 5, May 2021 can be found here. Subscription to CWM Newsletter here.

Content: Editorial by Ekin Ozman, Interview of Motoko Kotani, News from CWM, Other News and Announcements as the awards of important prizes to women mathematicians, the celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls worldwide, and information about two projects related to the COVID-19 Pandemic.


Standing Committe for Gender Equality in Science

The Standing Committee for Gender Equality in Science was established by 9 International Unions, including IMU. Its purpose is to circulate information among its partners, and promote cooperation on initiative for gender equality in science among them, and between them and other organizations, in particular by supporting women and girls’ equal access to science education and fostering equal opportunity and treatment for females in their careers.

Emily Riehl wins the AWM - Joan & Joseph Birman Research Prize in Topology and Geometry

Established in 2013, the AWM Joan & Joseph Birman Research Prize recognizes exceptional research in topology and geometry by a woman early in her career. The biennial presentation of this prize serves to highlight to the community outstanding contributions by women in the fields of topology and geometry and to advance the careers of the prize recipients. The award is made possible by a generous contribution from Joan and Joseph Birman.

Princess of Asturias prize for technical and scientific research 2020 awarded to Yves Meyer, Ingrid Daubechies, Terence Tao and Emmanuel Candès

First awarded in 1981, the Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research is aimed at recognizing the work of fostering and advancing research in the field of mathematics, astronomy and astrophysics, physics, chemistry, life sciences, medical sciences, earth and space sciences or technological sciences.

Theorems and initiatives inspired by Maryam Mirzakhani from the virtual Heidelberg Laureate Forum

Panelists: Viincen Delecroix (France), Hélène Barcelo (USA), Andrea Vera Gajardo (Chile), Sorelle Toukam Tchoumegne (Cameroon) and Georges-Philippe Gadoury-Sansfacon (Canada), chair Marie-Françoise Roy

The video of the panel discussion is available  here.


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