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History and Background

The Commission of African Women in Mathematics, AMU-CAWM, is one of the Commissions of African Mathematical Union. It was established 1986 to serve under AMU.

HOSTING OF W_PACOM2021

The African Mathematical Union Commission for Women in Mathematics in Africa (AMU-CAWM) and the African Women in Mathematics Association (AWMA) are jointly organizing a one-day W-PACOM2021 Satellite conference to be held in Brazzaville, Congo, on 31 July, 2021.This conference will be held in the framework of the 10th Pan African Congress of Mathematicians (PACOM 2021) which is planned to take place in Brazzaville, Congo from 2 to 7 August 2021. The theme of W-PACOM2021 conference will be The Role of Africa Women in Mathematics in Socio- economic Development of Africa.

MEMBERS SERVING AMU-CAWM: 2017-2021

In 2017, the following were nominated to serve as members of AMU-CAWM Commission for the period 2017-2021:


Main Objectives of AMU-CAWM :

The main objectives of AMU-CAWM are:

Activities of AMU-CAWM

The AMU-CAWM has been involved in a number of activities, in line with its objectives, over many years.

SOME NOTABLE ACTIVITIES FOR THE PERIOD 2017-2020 ARE:

ACTIVITIES THAT TOOK PLACE IN 2020:

Most activities planned for 2020 have been greatly affected lockdown due by COVID-19. A few activities however took place. These were as follows
         (a) South Africa Women in Mathematical Sciences (SAWMSA)

         (b) Tanzanian Women in Mathematics (TWM)          (c) Nigerian Women in Mathematics:

ACTIVITIES FOR 2018 AND 2019

Below are some of the activities that took place during 2018-2019:

NOTABLE ACTIVITIES PRIOR 2017

Some notable activities before 2017 include:

How to achieve these objectives:

• Asking AMU-CAWM's previous commissioners for a report on challenges and achievements during their tenure