The Astro Molo Mhlaba project has been selected as the winner of the Women & Girls in Astronomy Prize. This initiative engaged underserved communities in Cape Town, South Africa through astronomy outreach activities in February 2019.

Winner of the Women & Girls in Astronomy Contest Announced
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A new special prize has been announced for event organisers that conduct activities for IAU100 that innovatively celebrate Women and Girls in Astronomy. 

Celebrate Women and Girls in Astronomy for the chance to attend an IAU Symposium on Diversity and Inclusion in Japan!

A new poster and banner for the Women & Girls in Astronomy Project is available to download. It features historic women astronomers from around the world. 

Women & Girls in Astronomy Poster

The exhibition premiered during the IAU General Assembly 2018 in Vienna, on August 22, and was preceded by an inception activity on April 16, 2018, when the team visited Vienna meeting local institutions.

Inspiring Stars Exhibition Opens at IAU GA in Vienna

The IAU commemorates United Nations' Day of Women and Girls in Science with a dedicated day for Women and Girls in Astronomy on February 11th, as well as events held throughout the month of February. 

February 11th, 2018: International Day of Women & Girls in Astronomy