Founded in 1986, EWM has several hundred members and coordinators in 33 European countries.
Every other year, EWM holds a general meeting and a summer school. A newsletter is published at least twice a year, EWM has a website, a facebook group and an e-mail network EWM-ALL (person in charge Katrin Leschke from the standing committee).
European Women in Mathematics aims at:
Encouraging women to study mathematics
Supporting women in their careers
Providing a meeting place for like-minded people
Promoting scientific communication
Cooperating with groups and organizations with similar goals
In particular gathering statistics about the situation of women in mathematics in Europe.