This workshop on discrete mathematics and its applications was hosted at AIMS South Africa from 24 to 26 January 2018 and featured talks by women on their research in various areas of graph theory, combinatorics, and discrete optimization, each in-cluding some introduction for the non-expert.
The main goals of the workshop were to build a network of African women with common mathematical interests and to increase the visibility of women in mathematics to African students, researchers, and professors. It is hoped that the network created will later provide support to participants as they advance through their graduate work and their
The workshop was organised by Dr Nancy Ann Nedudauer, Pacific University. There were 51 participants, including 38 AIMS Master’s students.