ANNOUNCEMENTS 

  • Tribute to Magnhild Lien, AWM Executive Director, January 2012-January 2018
    After 6 years as Executive Director of the Association for Women in Mathematics, Magnhild Lien is retiring in January 2018. The Executive Director is a key leadership position for the organization, working closely with the President and Executive Committee to oversee all aspects of its programs and mission. As Executive Director (ED), Magnhild launched important new initiatives for AWM, such as the Annual Giving Campaign, the Finance Committee to manage investments, and the Fund Development Committee to raise money; structured the AWM Advisory Board; restructured our Portfolios; updated our Handbook and Bylaws; and provided guidance to volunteers for successful leadership of committees. For more details click here.
    Posted by AWM Web Editor
  • Jessica Fintzen, Maja Tasković and Xiaochuan Tian to receive the second annual Association for Women in Mathematics Dissertation Prize
    In January 2016 the Executive Committee of the Association for Women in Mathematics established the AWM
    Dissertation Prize, an annual award for up to three outstanding Ph.D. dissertations presented by female
    mathematical scientists and defended during the 24 months preceding the deliberations for the award. The award
    is intended to be based entirely on the dissertation itself, not on other work of the individual.  For more details click here.
    Posted Dec 5, 2017, 2:21 PM by AWM Web Editor
  • The Association for Women in Mathematics Expands the Inaugural Class of the AWMFellows Program
    As previously announced, the Executive Committee of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) has established the AWM Fellows Program to recognize individuals who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to the support and advancement of women in the mathematical sciences, consistent with the AWM mission. Upon continued reflection, we realize that our original selection criteria perpetuated historical inequities, particularly racial inequities, and we deeply regret this.  For more details click here.
    Posted Nov 22, 2017, 11:31 AM by AWM Web Editor
  • The AWM hires new Executive Director, Dr. Karoline Pershell
    The Association for Women in Mathematics named Dr. Karoline Pershell as its new Executive Director, effective January 15, 2018. Dr. Pershell is excited about this role and is “passionate about strengthening the voice of women across the spectrum of STEM fields and providing new ways for their voices to be heard.” She is “honored to be able to extend Dr. Magnhild Lien’s legacy, and look[s] forward to continuing the great work that AWM has been doing while creating new ways to grow our organization and strengthen the impact of our members on their respective professions.” Karoline’s work will include supporting the work of the AWM Executive Committee, and strengthening and supporting the non-board volunteer corps for the AWM. She will represent the AWM at national meetings, and will be involved with all AWM activities
    at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, the SIAM Annual Meeting, and MathFest.  Click here for more details.
    Posted Nov 17, 2017, 3:06 PM by AWM Web Editor
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