EWM association

European Women in Mathematics is an international association of women working in the field of mathematics in Europe. EWM aims at:

  • encouraging women to study mathematics
  • supporting women in their careers
  • providing a meeting place for like-minded people
  • promoting scientific communication
  • cooperating with groups and organizations with similar goals
  • giving prominence and visibility to women mathematicians
  • spreading their vision of mathematics and science

Founded in 1986, EWM has several hundred members and coordinators in over 30 European countries. Every other year, EWM holds a general meeting and a summer school. A newsletter is published at least twice a year, EWM has a website, a facebook group and an e-mail network.

Several videos have been produced by EWM, such as  Women in Mathematics Movie Part I, Part II and Part III.

If you want to join us, register here. Once you are registered, you can pay your fees, details here.

It is also possible to make a donation without becoming member,  details here.

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  INDAM Meeting of European Women in Mathematics: the 17th EWM General Meeting Il Palazzone in Cortona, August 31-September 4, 2015. Webpage: http://www.europeanwomeninmaths.org/activities/... Read more
For more infiormation see book distributed during the meting. EWM contirbution to ICWM panel.l International Congress of Women Mathematicians in Seoul. The International Congress of Women... Read more
Applications are due by 15 January 2014, and successful applicants will be notified by mid-February.  Female and male graduate students and postdocs are encouraged to apply at the official IML... Read more
Information: http://www.mathematik.uni-marburg.de/~agricola/rauisch2015/index.html
Lectures by invited women lecturers at  ICM2014 on 17 october. Lectures by young mathematicians on 18 october in the tradition of the Forums of Young Women  Mathematicians. On 17 october : Zoé... Read more


Call for nominations of five speakers in the EWM minisymposium at the ECM 2016 in Berlin We  invite all members of EWM to submit nominations for one (or more) among five distinguished speakers for... Read more
From 16 to 18 july 2015. First conference of AWMA  (African Women in Mathematics Association). See the announcement and reports on former meetings: Muizenberg 2013, Ouagadougou 2012.
 Tuesday 21 October 2014 in London. Aim :  provide individuals and departments with knowledge and tools they can use to improve recruitment and retention of women in mathematics, with particular ... Read more
Newsletter 25 (2014/2) edited by Sara Munday and Jasmin Raissy In this issue, we advertise the upcoming 17th EWM general meeting, and have an interesting report from the recent ICWM in Seoul,... Read more
Women, Science and the Royal Society; Open Access Research Link to broadcast Duration:  30 minutes First broadcast:   Thursday 02 October 2014 Royal Society investigates the... Read more
Program (in french) of a scientific meeting held in that occasion on 3 october 2014. Mathématiquement, Elles. Une rencontre scientifique à l'occasion de la remise de la légion d'honneur à Sylvie... Read more
During summer 2014, the women at the School of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Nottingham decided to make some videos to promote women in maths, in particular academia, like a mini ad... Read more
The recipients of the Fields Medal  2014 have been announced on 13 august  at ICM Seoul with brief citations. For the first time, there is a female recipient : Maryam Mirzakhani The other reicpients... Read more
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... Read more
Will a woman be crowned at last at the next International Congress of Mathematicians, to be held in Seoul in August? While we are waiting for the 2014 list of winners, Aline Bonami sheds light on the... Read more
 “in recognition of her leading contributions to hyperbolic geometry and symbolic dynamics, and of the major impact of her numerous initiatives towards the advancement of women in mathematics”. ... Read more
Mireille Bousquet-Mélou, CNRS research director at LABRI is going to receive the 2014 CNRS silver medal. The CNRS Silver Medal honors researchers who are only at the beginning of their rise to fame... Read more
Frances  Kirwan has  been made  `Dame',  the female equivalent of `Sir'. More precisely,  in the 2014 New Year's UK Honours sha was appointed `Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire' (DBE... Read more
Frances Kirwan,   chair of the Prizes Committee, announced the ten EMS prizes at the openin ceremony of 6ECM in Krakow. Among them two women were distinguished. Sophie Morel, 32 years old, studied... Read more