In March 2013, the Executive Committee of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) approved the establishment of an Advisory Group for Women in Mathematics, charged with creating and overseeing a section of the IMU website entitled Women in Mathematics (WiM). Opportunities for women vary widely from country to country and a main aim is to enhance the participation of women in all mathematical communities. The new WiM site will be launched at the International Congress of Women Mathematicians on August 12th, just prior to the International Congress of Mathematicians, at http://www.mathunion.org/wim/.
The site includes information about organizations, people, events, resources and initiatives of interest to women mathematicians worldwide. In order to maximize the usefulness
of this site, we welcome suggestions from the community. Indeed, advice concerning items for inclusion is important to us.
The Advisory Group may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The WiM Advisory Group: Ingrid Daubechies (Chair) (USA),
Petra Bonfert-Taylor (USA), Carla Cedarbaum (Germany),
Nalini Joshi (Australia), Sunsook Noh (Korea), Marie-Françoise
Ouedraogo ( Burkina Faso), Dušanka Perišić (Serbia), Claudia
Sagastizábal (Brazil), Caroline Series (UK), and Carol Wood (USA).