This year IHES is celebrating the International Day of Women in Mathematics through an event that will take place on May 17, both at IHES and online.
On that occasion, Indira Chatterji, professor of mathematics at the University of Nice, will give a talk entitled Institutional bias, explained by a mathematician.
In statistics, a bias is the discrepancy between the theoretical value of a variable and the observed value. For example, it is widely accepted that men and women have the same intellectual capacity regarding mathematics, but we observe that there are very few female mathematicians. On neutral examples, we will study how biases can be created.
Participants at IHES will also get the chance to see the exhibition “Infinités plurielles”, realized by Université Paris-Saclay, as part of its diversity and inclusion program.
To attend the event, registration is free but mandatory.
This event is organized in association with the Fondation Mathématique Jacques Hadamard (FMJH).
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