The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) will present the second AWM-Joan & Joseph Birman Research Prize in Topology and Geometry to Emmy Murphy, Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta, GA in January 2017. Established in 2013, the AWM-Joan & Joseph Birman Research Prize recognizes exceptional research in topology/geometry by a woman early in her career. The award is made possible by a generous contribution from Joan and Joseph Birman. The biennial presentation of this prize serves to highlight to the community outstanding contributions by women in the fields of topology and geometry and to advance the careers of the prize recipients.
The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) are pleased to announce that Izabella Laba will deliver the Etta Z. Falconer Lecture at MathFest 2016. Dr. Laba is a Professor of Mathematics at the University British Columbia (UBC).
The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and Cornell University are pleased to announce that Pallavi Dani, Louisiana State University will receive the 2016 -17 Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize. Read press release here
The Association for Women in Mathematics(AWM) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) have selected Lisa Fauci to deliver the prestigious Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture at the 2016 SIAM Annual Meeting. Read More here