This year the world will celebrate the Inaugural International Women in Mathematics Day on May 12. The date was chosen in honour of the birthday of the late Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win the Fields Medal.
Events are being planned around the globe to celebrate the contribution of women to mathematics. Find your nearest events in this interactive map.
Three events taking place in Sydney for International Women in Mathematics Day:
- Monday 13 May, University of Sydney, from 10:15am: morning tea, a panel discussion and light lunch. (More details below, appended to this email.)
- Thursday 16 May, School of Mathematics and Statistics, UNSW: lunch from 12:30 – 2pm in RC-3082. Registration required, see https://www.maths.unsw.edu.au/events/2019-05/celebrating-women-in-maths-lunch
- Thursday 16 May, University of Western Sydney (the Boilerhouse), from 3:30pm: talks by four women in mathematics. Registration required and spaces are limited, see https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/2019-women-in-mathematics-day-tickets-60389882765