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Women in Sage - Uganda


Since 2007, more than 100 Sage Days have been organized around the world. During these days, participants discover the SageMath software, develop their programming skills and contribute to the development of the software. Women in Sage days have already been organized in seven different countries. The upcoming Women in Sage - Uganda will take place at Makerere University, Uganda, on September 04-08, and is supported by CWM.

More information can be found here.

Professor Caroline Series awarded a CBE for her services to mathematics

CWM congratulates its former vice-chair, Professor Caroline Series, for being awarded a CBE for her services to mathematics. Professor Series was the third female president of the London Mathematical Society (LMS), holding the post from 2017 to 2019. She was also a founding member of European Women in Mathematics, and was CWM first vice-chair from 2015 to 2017.

More information can be found here.

Conference on 100 Years of Noetherian Rings

IAS - Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

In the early 1920s, Emmy Noether introduced the fundamental concept of a Noetherian ring, a notion that has had a remarkably broad impact on mathematics over the last century. On June 19-23, 2023, the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, USA) will host the conference "100 Years of Noetherian Rings" to celebrate Emmy Noether's legacy.

More information here.


3rd Meeting for Latin American Women in Mathematics


The Meetings for Latin American Women in Mathematics aim to strengthen the Latin American network of women in mathematics. The 1st edition took place in Mexico in 2016, and the 2nd edition took place in Chile in 2018. The 3rd one will take place in Tunja, Colombia, on June 2-4, 2023, and is supported by CWM.
More information here.


"Math Maker" of the months May and June 2023 by DMV

DMV - German Mathematical Society

Former CWM chair Marie-Francoise Roy is awarded with the title "Math Maker" of the months May and June 2023 by DMV, the German Mathematical Society. She is known for her work and books on algorithms for real algebraic geometry. She is a member of several associations for the advancement of women in mathematical and general scientific and technical studies and careers. She is also a member of associations working for scientific development in Africa, particularly in Niger. Reasons enough to award the dedicated mathematician for her numerous activities. Her motto: „Mathematics counts because it is fascinating, surprising and requires creative minds, so many problems easy to formulate are still unsolved ...“

More information and interview here.

First Annual Yulia’s Dream Virtual Conference on May 14-15, 2023


Yulia’s Dream is dedicated to the memory of Yulia Zdanovska, a 21-year-old graduate of the National University of Kyiv, a winner of the 2017 European Girls' Mathematical Olympiad, and a teacher for the “Teach for Ukraine” program who was killed by a Russian-fired missile in her home city of Kharkiv. Yulia’s Dream is a free remote mathematics enrichment and research program for exceptional high school students from Ukraine. It was established in March 2022 as an initiative under PRIMES (Program for Research in Mathematics, Engineering and Science for High School Students) at the Mathematics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The conference features presentations of group research projects and expository talks by reading groups,.with a special session organized by the International Centre for Mathematics in Ukraine (ICMU), including a lecture by Prof. Maryna Viazovska, the 2022 Fields Medalist from Ukraine.
Conference program and information here.


Ph.D. Honoris Causa for Ingrid Daubechies in Rome

May 12, 2023

CWM is happy to announce that the May 12 - Celebrating Women in Mathematics website for the 2023 edition has been launched, and is now available at

May 12 is the birthday of Maryam Mirzakhani. This date was chosen to celebrate Women in Mathematics in her memory, with the goal of inspiring women everywhere in the world, celebrating their achievements in mathematics, and encouraging an open, welcoming and inclusive work environment for everybody.

In this 5th edition of the May 12 initiative, arrangements have been made to allow free screenings of the film "Olga Alexandrovna Ladyzhenskaya”, produced and directed by Ekaterina Eremenko. This movie was first presented during the World Meeting for Women in Mathematics in 2022, and tells the story of the great woman and mathematician Olga Alexandrovna Ladyzhnskaya, whose 100th birthday was in 2022.

The May 12 initiative is supported by several organisations for women in mathematics: the European Women in Mathematics, the Association for Women in Mathematics, the African Women in Mathematics Association, the Indian Women and Mathematics, the CGD-UMALCA (Commission on Gender and Diversity of the Mathematical Union of Latin America and the Caribbean) and the Women’s Committee of the Iranian Mathematical Society. It is currently funded by CWM.

Inaugural Meeting of the Asian-Oceanian Women in Mathematics (AOWM)


The AOWM was created in 2022 in order to facilitate interactions between women mathematicians in Asia and Oceania, with support from CWM. The inaugural meeting of AOWM will take place in hybrid mode from 24 to 28 April 2023, under the auspices of the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS), Bangalore, India.

See here for more information.

Mathematics in the Southern Cone 2 - Application for 2024


Mathematics in the Southern Cone is a collaboration workshop between researchers on currently unsolved mathematical problems. The focus is on working together to make progress on current problems, rather than simply presenting results as usual. This proposal invites individuals of all genders to participate in the groups, which will be led by female researchers to encourage gender diversity in research leadership and promote the work of female researchers in the region. The workshop is one of the projects approved in CWM call 2023.

Prior to the in-person meeting in Montevideo, teams will work virtually for a semester to prepare for and enhance the in-person meeting (18 to 23 February 2024). After the in-person work in Montevideo, teams will continue to work virtually with the goal of publishing new results in specialized mathematical journals. Articles are expected to be submitted for publication in September 2024.

Teams will consist of 4 to 6 individuals of all genders, with priority given to women who are completing their doctorate or are in postdoctoral stage. The leadership will be in charge of one or two established female mathematicians.

Requirements for applying as a leader include being established as a researcher in a university in a South America country, presenting a proposal in line with the workshop's objectives, leading virtual teamwork from June 2023 to February 2024, being able to attend the workshop week in Montevideo and covering the costs of travel and accommodation, and guiding the writing of an article with the team's results for submission by September 12, 2024.

Interested leaders must complete the form until April 20, 2023.

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