May 12, 2022 at AWMA

Since 2019,  May 12th is chosen to celebrate Women in Mathematics. Indeed, May 12th, 1977, is the birthdate of Maryam Mirzakhani the only woman to date to be awarded the Fields Medal for her outstanding contributions to the dynamics and geometry of Riemann surfaces and their moduli spaces. This date her birthday, was chosen to celebrate Women in Mathematics in her memory. 

This year, on May 12, 2022, the African Women in Mathematics Association (AWMA) is organizing an online event from 16:00 to 18:00 (UTC). The program includes successively:

  1. The film "Women in Science in Africa, A SILENT REVOLUTION"(french version)
  2. Contributions of Ménédore Karimumuryango and Marie Françoise Ouedraogo on the initiatives for women in science in Burundi and in mathematics.
  3. Discussion with the audience

Here is the link to the event:

Find attached the slides of the presentations.


Wednesday, May 11, 2022