October 12-15 2017
Women in Mathematical Sciences (WoNiMS) in collaboration with Central Department of Mathematics and Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Padmakanya Campus took place at the Central Department of Mathematics Tribhuvan University (TU), Kathmandu, Nepal, on October 12-15, 2017. Out of 70 participants, there were 59 women mathematicians from 12 countries including Nepal, Bangladesh, Canada, France, India, Indonesia. The “Symposium for South Asian Women in Mathematics (SSAWM-2017) initiated by Women of Nepal, Italy, Japan, Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, USA and 9 undergrad students of Tri-Chandra and Padmakanya Campuses of TU. The symposium made an effort to create a valuable experience for the participants during four days. It concentrated on different aspects of different topics each day and made sure even the academic lectures had a component related to women in mathematics. There were two public speeches, 32 research talks and 8 poster presentations in applied math, Algebra, Number theory and Math Education, four panel discussions on Women in math, Math education and outreach, Research success and path to PhD, and Mathematical Organizations and two break out sessions in two different topics related to women in math and Research and teaching: a professional development.
The remaining two poster presenters were Aihua li from USA and Carlene PC Arceo from Philippines.
Inaugural Session (SSAWM- October 2017): L-R: Prof. S. Wiegand, Prof. S. Bajracharya, A. Koirala (Minister, WCSW), Prof. R. Joshi (CC, PK), Prof. S. Faridi, Prof. K. N. Uprety (HOD, CDM)
Poster session (SSAWM- October 2017)
Panel Session (SSAWM- October 2017)