African Women in Mathematics Association (AWMA), a nonprofit, international, non-governmental organization , is an association whose main aim is to promote women in mathematics in Africa promote mathematics among young girls and women in Africa. AWMA was founded on 19th July 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa. One of the main activities is creating
opportunities for women mathematicians to meet and discuss mathematics and other related issues; organizing workshops. The program consists of lectures by invited speakers, which African women mathematicians, doctoral students, Faculty members of the universities, school teachers and all those who are interested in mathematics in the country hosting the conference benefit from. It is also a forum where our general assembly takes place to enable us do some activities like elections of members and follow-ups on other assignments.
We organize workshops to:
 bring African women mathematicians together throughout the continent to
discuss on the development of their association in meeting its missions and
visions including elections of new Executive committee members for AWMA(
at the end of each term),
 allow them participate in the discussions and actions towards solving African
and global issues like improving gender-gap in the field of Mathematics,
 inspiring young girls of the countries where the meeting takes place by giving
them the opportunities to attend the workshop and stay with role models
in science and mathematics and mentors from the regions of Africa and the
world, inspiring youngsters( both boys and girls from college and schools)
by letting them attend the workshop and attending to lectures on related
timely issues and high level mathematics.
The conference includes keynote lectures, paper presentations, Poster sessions,
that will mainly focus on areas of mathematics that could attract young girls to
come to the field of mathematics and sciences and .
The biannual AWMA meeting will also take place. Selected group of girls from
various regions of the country will be given the chance to meet models in the
field of mathematics in the continent.
The conference venue is centrally located in the national and computational sciences
Campus of the Addis Ababa University.
.Prof. Fatma Zohra NOURI, Algeria: Mathematics in Medicine and Pharmacology
.Dr. Ambassador Genet Zewdie (former Minister of Education), Ethiopia: Ethiopian girls education in STEM
.Prof. Mahmoud Abdel-Aty,Vice-President of African Academy of Sciences: Big Data Analysis of Applied Mathematics and Information Technology
.Prof Yamna GHABBAR, President of AMAFEM, Morocco: Mathematics and development of potentialities
.Dr Josephine Wairimu, Kenya: Overcoming our local barriers to excel in mathematics
.Dr. Emna JAIEM, Tunisia: Kohn-Vogelius - functional for voids identification from sub-Cauchy data
.W/o. Assegedech Shawel, Ethiopia: Attitudes of students towards female in Mathematics
Workshop Fee
Foreign Participants
1. Registration only: 70 Euros
2. Registration including full board (3 nights hotel 5, 6 and 7 with meals):
230 Euros
Registration fees for Ethiopian Participants will be covered by AAU
Important deadlines:
Submission of Abstracts: November 15
Notification of Status: November 20
Registration closes: December 1
For further information contact:

from Thursday, December 6, 2018 to Friday, December 7, 2018
Addis Ababa University
Addis Ababa