The online Women in Science Film Festival is organized by OWSD in partnership with the International Science Council (ISC) on the occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, this Friday, February 11.
The festival celebrates the stories and contributions of women in science in developing countries and around the world, with 10 new short films featuring women scientists:
The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) announced Dr. Matilde Lalín (Université de Montréal) as the recipient of the 2022 Krieger-Nelson Prize for her outstanding contributions to research in Number Theory and related areas.
Since its establishment by the UN General Assembly on 22 December 2015, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, taking place on February 11, aims at raising awareness on the issue celebrating women’s excellence in science and reminding the international community that science and gender equality have to advance hand-in-hand to address major global challenges and achieve all the goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda.
Here are initiatives reported by CWM ambassadors in 2022.
The CWM called for proposals for initiatives to be held during 2022 to support women in mathematics. The CWM call received 31 applications of which CWM decided to support 10.
The Standing Committee for Gender Equality in Science (SCGES) is launching its Webinar Series. The aim is to create exchanges and interactions related to issues around Gender Equality in Science among various scientific communities.
In 2022, CWM call received 31 applications of which CWM decided to support 10. CWM is supporting the creation of the website of the AOWM (Asian and Oceanian Women in Mathematics) platform and the update of the website of AWMA (African Women in Mathematics Association).
CWM approved the Maryam’s Museum request to host Remember Maryam Mirzakhani Exhibition permanently.
Maryam Mirzakhani’s family and the Foundation of Maryam Mirzakhani – a charity organization supporting talented girls continuing their study, have prepared a place in her mother’s hometown named Taleghan for a museum named Maryam’s Museum. The Museum is intended to show some of Maryam’s belongings.
Tunisian Women Mmathematicians’ Association (TWMA) best thesis Awards for Tunisian women in pure mathematics and in applied mathematics were given respectively to Dr Sabrine Chebbi from Tunis El Manar University and to Dr Nahed Naceur from Sousse University/Lorraine University. For this edition, the president of the jury for the best thesis in pure mathematics was Professor Hajer Bahouri (University Paris-Est-Créteil-Val-de-Marne) and the president of the jury for the best thesis in applied mathematics was Professor Nahla Abdellatif (Tunis El Manar University).