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Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Int’l Women in Mathematics Day: CUK’s Deptt of Mathematics, WEC organise function | Kashmir Reader

The Department of Mathematics, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) in collaboration with varsity’s Women Empowerment Committee (WEC) celebrated International Women in Mathematics Day at Nowgam Campus-I here on Tuesday by K Reader.

The celebrations started with welcome address by the Dean School of Physical and Chemical Sciences, Prof. Wali Muhammad Shah. The keynote address was delivered by eminent Mathematician of the state, Prof. M.A Sofi.

In his address he highlighted the contribution of women in Mathematics. Prof. Fozia S Qazi, Head Department of Mathematical Sciences, IUST and Dr. Roma Wani, Member, National managing body of Indian Red cross Society were the other speakers on the occasion. Prof. Qazi gave a detailed presentation on the History of the journey of women in Mathematics. The title of her presentation was “Gender in Mathematics culture”. Dr. Roma Wani spoke on the strength of women in Mathematics. A large number of students from the Department and Jammu and Kashmir Institute of Mathematical Sciences participated in the two symposia on the theme “Journey of women in Mathematics: from Hypatia to Mirzakhani”.

Source: Kashmir Reader