International Woman's Mathematics Day - USYD

The School of Mathematics and Statistics is hosting an in-person (and online) celebration for International Woman's Mathematics Day!

he 12th of May is the birthday of the extraordinary mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, who in 2014 became the first woman and the first Iranian to be awarded a Fields Medal. Maryam died of cancer in 2017, at just 40 years of age. We will host a free screening of the documentary:

Secrets of the Surface: the Mathematical Vision of Maryam Mirzakhani

Words of Women in Mathematics in the Time of Corona (launching)

Available for screening on May 12. Trailer. Film (preliminary version).

On May 12th, at 10 am, the filmmaker Irina Linke, and various women who contributed, will tell us about their experience around the project in a

                           Zoom Meeting

                         Meeting ID: 850 7783 7874
                            Passcode: WWMTC
 

Projection du film "Secrets de surface" et conférence sur Florence Nightingale dans le cadre du salon de la culture et des jeux mathématiques (France)

Projection du film "Secrets de surface" dans le cadre du salon de la culture et des jeux mathématiques, suivi d'un débat avec Marie-Françoise Roy.

Conférence d'Anne Boyé sur Florence Nightingale  dans le cadre du salon de la culture et des jeux mathématiques. Voir .pdf

Pioneer Movie Projection: Secrets of the Surface (London, UK)

Pioneer, a support network aiming to nurture girls' passion for maths beyond school, is hosting a movie projection of "Secrets of the Surface: the Mathematical Vision of Maryam Mirzakhani" to celebrate Women In Maths day! The film details the story of the first and only woman to win the Fields Medal - the best award for Mathematics. The full film synopsis can be found here: http://www.zalafilms.com/secrets/synopsis.html

Showing times: 

Friday 15th May - 5pm

School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow - Collective viewing of `Secrets of the Surface'

To celebrate International Women in Mathematics Day. the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Glasgow will gather together virtually on Thursday, 14 May, at 4:00pm, to watch a screening of `Secrets of the Surface’, the new one-hour documentary about Maryam Mirzakhani that has been shared for a limited time with the organisers of the May 12 Initiative so that people can come together to watch it and celebrate Women in Maths in the current circumstances.

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