2022 Celebration of Women in Mathematics

  • Date: 05/12/2022



PIMS- UBC is pleased to be hosting the inaugural PIMS celebration of Women in Mathematics on May 12! The event will be held in a hybrid format. To attend the event in person at UBC, go to Earth Sciences Building (ESB) - 2012. Details of the event are as follows:


Schedule: (all times Pacific)

  • 10:00am-10:50am PIMS Network-Wide Colloqium by Matilde Lalín (U. Montreal).
  • (10 minute Break for refreshments)
  • 11:00am-11:05am Welcoming From PIMS administrators
  • 11:05am-11:35am Interactive Trivia Game
  • 11:35am-11:55am Presentation on life of Maryam Mirzakhani
  • (5 minute break)
  • 12:00pm-12:50pm Panel Discussion (Panel: Manuela Golban (U. Saskatchewan), Avleen Kaur (U. Manitoba), Deniz Sezer (U. Calgary), Rekha R. Thomas (U. Washington))
  • 12:50-Closing remarks. 





Video Montage Call for submissions:

If you are a woman or member of another gender-based minority group in mathematics, please consider contributing a short video recording to our montage by May 3rd, 2022.


For the content of the video(s):

  • The video will be shared at the PIMs event on May 12th, both with in person attendees and virtual attendees.
  • The video can be as simple as you like, e.g. recorded with a phone or computer.
  • You are welcome to record it individually or with a group.
  • Please keep your video between 10 and 20 seconds long.
  • Please begin with a statement similar to the following:
    "Hi my name is ________ and I am a __________(e.g. Master's student, PhD student, PostDoc, Professor, etc..). I study ______."
  • You are welcome to include more details, if you would like to, after the opening statement.
  • Please separately record a video clip where you say the following:
    "And You belong in math too!"
    These separate clips will be turned into a compilation at the end of the video montage.


For sending your recording:


Other Information: 

Location: This meeting is being held in hybrid format: Online via Zoom and in person at UBC- ESB 2012.


Registration: All participants should register in advance for this meeting here.


Questions: Email the organizers here.