Women in mathematics

Women in mathematics

Submitted by Insmi on Thu, 06/16/2016 - 20:57
poster with name of celebrated women doing mathematics
Famous female mathematicians

In 2014, 28% of all mathematics theses were defended by women graduates, while only 20.9% of all research positions in the CNRS (Junior or Senior scientists) and in universities (as Lecturers or Professors) are held by women.

News from the CIMPA

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:56

The Centre International de Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées (CIMPA) develops three main programs within the geographic areas of its activities: Africa, Central and South America, Asia. They are the CIMPA Research Schools, the Support for Training in Research program and the Short-Term Thematic funding program.

- 21 CIMPA Research Schools will be held in 2019. Check the list here and click on "list" for details and registration.

Faces of women in mathematics... from all over the world

Submitted by Insmi on Thu, 03/08/2018 - 16:24

On International Women's Day, the Committee for Women in Mathematics (CWM) of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) published the video "Faces of women in mathematics": 146 clips featuring 243 women in mathematics from 36 countries speaking 31 different languages.

Click here to view the video

2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO fellowships

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:58

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women and Science Fellowships were awarded. Among the 30 laureates stand two phD students in mathematics: Annalaura Stingo of the Laboratoire Analyse, Géométrie et Applications (CNRS, Univ. Paris-Nord, Univ. Vincennes-Saint-Denis) and Tahina Ralitera of the Laboratoire d’Informatique et de Mathématiques (University of La Réunion). Congratulations!

To check the list of the laureates

New Stanford graduate fellowship named for Maryam Mirzakhani

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:19

Stanford University received a gift to establish a graduate fellowship in memory of the mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, who died in July 2017.

The Maryam Mirzakhani Graduate Fellowship will support graduate students in the Department of Mathematics.

As a donator puts it: