2023 Women in Mathematics Day film

12 May "Olga Ladyzhenskaya" film screening at the University of Sydney

Women in Mathematics Day 2023 “Olga Ladyzhenskaya” film screening

To celebrate Women in Mathematics Day on 12 May 2023, SMRI hosted a screening of the short documentary “Olga Ladyzhenskaya” (2022) by acclaimed filmmaker Ekaterina Eremenko.

Attendees included high school and university students of all genders, as well as the wider University of Sydney community.

This film was first presented during the World Women in Maths meeting in 2022 and tells the story of Olga Alexandrovna Ladyzhnskaya, whose 100th birthday was in 2022. To honour her memory, the Ladyzhenskaya Prize in Mathematical Physics (OAL Prize) was inaugurated in 2022.

SMRI would like to thank the Women in Mathematics team for sharing the film.

Larissa Fedunik-Hofman