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Committee on Women in Mathematics

Terms of Reference

To monitor the position and interests of women in mathematics in Canada and in the Society; to recommend actions to the Board of Directors which will assure equitable treatment of women in the mathematical community; and to encourage participation of women in mathematics at all levels.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To advise the Society on the development and execution of a periodic survey to determine ' the participation of women in mathematics in academia in Canada and the development and maintenance of a database of current and historical information about such participation.

  2. To establish and maintain, on behalf of the Society, liaison with national and international organizations concerned with the participation of women in mathematics and other areas of science.

  3. To monitor the position of women within the Society, to advise of any actions necessary to ensure gender equity, and to facilitate the involvement of women at all levels of the Society.

  4. To organize networking and mentoring activities that support women in their careers in mathematics research and teaching.

  5. To report to the Board on issues of interest to women in mathematics and to make recommendations to will increase the number of women in mathematics at all levels.

Membership

1 Chair + 1 member from each of the four regions in Canada
  + President's delegate (ex-officio)


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