Sep 4, 2014

New ‘International Women in Maths’ website

In March 2013 the Executive Committee of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) approved the establishment of an Advisory Group for Women in Mathematics, charged with creating and overseeing a section of the IMU website entitled Women in Mathematics (WiM). Opportunities for women vary widely from country to country and a main aim is to enhance the participation of women in all mathematical communities.

The new WiM website was launched at the International Congress of Women Mathematicians on August 12th just prior to the International Congress of Mathematicians, at the address

The site includes information about organizations, people, events, resources and initiatives of interest to women mathematicians world-wide. In order to maximize the usefulness of this site, we welcome suggestions from the community. Indeed, advice concerning items for inclusion is important to us.

The Advisory Group may be contacted at

The WiM Advisory Group: Ingrid Daubechies (Chair) (USA), Petra Bonfert-Taylor (USA), Carla Cedarbaum (Germany), Nalini Joshi (Australia), Sunsook Noh (Korea), Marie-Françoise Ouedraogo ( Burkina Faso), Dušanka Perišić (Serbia), Claudia Sagastizábal (Brazil), Caroline Series (UK), and Carol Wood (USA).


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