Women in mathematics

"Women of Mathematics throughout Europe" hosted at Cirm

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 02/28/2017 - 17:40

women of maths​Thirteen portraits offering an unusual insight into mathematics... The Centre International de Rencontres Mathématiques (Cirm) in Marseille Luminy (France) will host the exhibition "Women of Mathematics throughout Europe, a gallery of portraits" as of March 6th, 2017 for International Women Day.

Project "A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical and Natural Sciences"

Submitted by Insmi on Fri, 02/24/2017 - 11:33

A project entitled "A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical and Natural Sciences : How to Measure It, How to Reduce It ?" was approved by the International Council for Sciences (ICSU) for the years 2017-2019. The project will produce sound data to support the choices of interventions that ICSU and member unions can feasibly undertake. It will provide evidence for informed decisions, including trends and will provide easy access to materials proven to be useful in encouraging girls and young women to study and work in these fields.

UNESCO/L’OREAL Fellowships for Young Women in Life Sciences

Submitted by Insmi on Thu, 02/02/2017 - 14:11

 

L'Oréal Foundation, together with the UNESCO and the French Academy of Sciences, launches the call for proposals for the 2017 UNESCO/L’OREAL Fellowships for Young Women in Life Sciences. This project aims to encourage the development of women’s role in science. Since this programme was initiated in 2007, 170 young women received this fellowship.

Promising young researchers: apply for the 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum!

Submitted by Insmi on Fri, 11/18/2016 - 10:09

The Heidelberg Laureate Forum aims to create a scientific and informal platform to create links between 200 young researchers in mathematics and computer science from all around the globe and the laureates of prestigious prizes : the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M.Turing Award, the Fields Medal and the Nevanlinn

Gender Equality Day in Mathematics

Submitted by Insmi on Thu, 07/14/2016 - 09:18

On July 8th 2016, the third "Gender Equality Day in Mathematics" gathered mathematicians at the Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris. The slides of the presentations will be available on the Web site of the Gender Equality Day.

The cartoonists Diti, Guillaume Monnain et Philip sketched the event. Take a look at their cartoons on the twitter account of the organizing association femmes et maths.