FACETS of Mathematicians

Fe*male - generAtions - Culture - intErnational - @TUM - diverSity

FACETS of Mathematicians is a series of events in which we discuss career-related aspects of our mathematical culture. Possible topics are

  • gender distribution,
  • confidence gap,
  • imposter syndrome,
  • diversity and
  • compatability of career and family.

We are happy about everyone joining us. In addition to general events, we might also meet in a smaller group discussion topics on "Women in Math@TUM".



Claudia Scheimbauer

Claudia Scheimbauer

Nada Sissouno

Nada Sissouno

Stefan Weltge

Stefan Weltge


Normally, we meet about once a month in "Fakultätsraum" MI 00.10.011. During the coronavirus pandemic meetings will be held virtually. The connection information is available to everyone upon request under facets (at) ma.tum.de.


Next event

My Way - Kick off on 25 May

Career paths of mathematicians often are winding and don't follow a straight line. In our new event series "My Way“ we explore different life paths of mathematicians and hear their stories. We start with Joana Cirici! Details can be found under Latest.

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Ankündigung der FACETS-Veranstaltung "My Way" mit Joana Cirici

My Way: Joana Cirici

In the new event series "My Way" organized by the Departments intitiative FACETS of Mathematicians we explore different life paths of mathematicians. On 25 May we start with Joana Cirici. Everyone is welcome!
  • May12: My Mathematical Heroine

    12 May is Women in Math Day. Join us when some of our professors will tell us about their mathematical heroines! Which female mathematician inspires you?

  • FACETS of Mathematicians #4

    We are celebrating "Women in Mathematics": Watch the film "Secrets of the Surface: The Mathematical Vision of Maryam Mirzakhani" and talk to us about it!

  • FACETS of Mathematicians #3

    We like to meet you on 29 April virtually for the next FACETS event. The topic is "How to keep in touch in isolation?" during these uncertain times. Everybody is welcome!

  • FACETS of Mathematicians #2

    On 23 January 2020 we will meet at 12:15 pm to discuss the topic "Imposter syndrome". For Women in Math@TUM: Every female (Phd-)student, PostDoc or Professor is welcome.