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Nouzha El Yacoubi First Woman to Become President of the African Mathematical Union

Nouzha El Yacoubi was elected President of the African Mathematical Union (AMU) in July 2017 for the period of 2017-2021. She is the first woman to hold this position.

Nouzha El Yacoubi was the first woman to become Secretary General of the AMU from 2004-2009 and she chaired theĀ AMU Commission on Pan African Mathematics Olympiads from 1995 to 2009. The nomination as President of the AMU is the crowning achievement of a brilliant career of research and service.

Nouzha El Yacoubi, President of the African Mathematical Union