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Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness Committee

Terms of Reference

The Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness Committee (EDI) mandate is to monitor the position and interests of women in mathematics, those with disabilities, LGBTQ+ communities as well as other underrepresented groups in Canada and in the Society; to recommend actions to the Board of Directors which will assure equitable treatment of these groups in the mathematical community; and to encourage their participation in mathematics at all levels.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To ensure that conferences are accessible and welcoming to all groups.

  2. To monitor and prepare the nominations for Fellows and Prizes. In conjunction with the Nominating Committee, the EDI Committee should prepare at least one nomination per competition cycle.

  3. To organize networking and monitor activities that support all underrepresented groups in their careers in mathematics research and teaching.

  4. To organize events, at least once a year, that bring stakeholders together, such as lunches, lectures and other activities in one of the CMS semi-annual meetings or elsewhere.
  5. To chart the landscape of the needs and desires of underrepresented groups.

Membership

1 Chair + 4 members
  + President's delegate (ex-officio)
  + Chair of Women in Mathematics Committee (ex-officio)

Committee on Women in Mathematics

Terms of Reference

The Women in Mathematics Committee is a sub-committee of the EDI Committee and is responsible for monitoring the position and interests of women and gender minorities 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 and gender minorities in mathematics at all levels.

Duties and Responsibilities

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

  2. To monitor the position of women and gender minorities 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.

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

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

Membership

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


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