On 1 July, 2016, The London Mathematical Society announced Caroline Series FRS, as its President-Designate. She will become the 80th President of the society and only the third woman president to serve in one of the most prestigious and historical mathematical societies in the world, founded in 1865. The first woman President was Dame Mary Cartwright who served from 1961 to 1963 and the second was Dame Frances Kirwan FRS who served from 2003 to 2005. Professor Series will begin her term as President in November, 2017.
Congratulations to Professor Series, who is also currently serving as the Vice-Chair of the IMU Committee for Women in Mathematics.
Additional information about Professor Series, Emeritus Professor at the University of Warwick, UK, can be found in the official announcement from the LMS.