Welcome to the EURO WISDOM Forum. WISDOM stands for Women In Society: Doing Operational Research and Management Science.



Our terms of reference.

Our members:

Research subcommittee

Events subcommittee

PR subcommittee


Check the first newsletter here.

Interested in participating? Join us on LinkedIn or become an Ordinary Member.


We are happy to announce the first publication by WISDOM, titled "Promoting Gender Equality and Inclusivity in EURO Activities".

WISDOM Initiatives

YoungWomen4OR: This initiative aims to introduce to our community emerging young women working in OR, either in academia or in the industry. The WISDOM Forum will promote selected individuals by spotlighting their work through EURO channels and providing networking and mentoring opportunities. This year, we received over 30 applications from emerging young women working in Operational Research (the deadline for the candidates’ application was September 15th, 2020). We are delighted to announce the names of the 12 women selected by the Events subcommittee as the finalists in this exciting event:

  1. Lavinia Amorosi, Sapienza University Rome, ITALY
  2. Beatriz Brito Oliveira, INESC-TEC, PORTUGAL
  3. Cátia da Silva, University of Lisbon, PORTUGAL
  4. Annarita De Maio, University of Calabria, ITALY
  5. Alina G. Dragomir, University of Vienna, AUSTRIA
  6. Martina Fischetti, Vattenfall, System Design Department, DENMARK
  7. Lucy Morgan, Lancaster University, Management Science, UNITED KINGDOM
  8. Bruna Mota, University of Lisbon, PORTUGAL
  9. Meltem Peker, Newcastle University, UNITED KINGDOM
  10. Mercedes Pelegrín Pelegrin, Ecole Polytechnique Palaiseau CEDEX, FRANCE
  11. Melanie Reuter-Oppermann, Technical University of Darmstadt, GERMANY
  12. Jessica Rodriguez Pereira, University of Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, SPAIN.

Over the next 12 months we’ll highlight the twelve winners individually. More information can be found here.


The first YoungWomen4OR is Dr Lavina Amorosi from Sapienza, University of Rome. Lavinia is pursuing an academic career and is interested in teaching international collaborations and creating interactions for OR with companies.

Meet Dr Beatriz Brito Oliveira from INESC TEC, University of Porto. Beatriz is interested in developing research on shared mobility, to help advance the state‐of‐the‐art, and to develop and foster new international collaborations.


Past events

WISDOM Christmas Webinar: 21st December 2020, 16.00 –17.30 CET. During this webinar, speakers shared their experiences and vision on leadership in the world of OR and analytics by reflecting on their definition of leadership, and what they propose leaders in OR and analytics should aspire to achieve. They focused on specific questions on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) challenges for OR/analytics, and discussed how leaders in OR can contribute to tackling EDI challenges. Please see the flyer for more information.


EURO WISDOM Webinar OR/MS for Healthcare and Gender, July 20, 2020


WISDOM Webinar: Bias/Fairness and Artificial Intelligence, April 20, 2020


EURO 2019 Women in OR

2018 Women in Science 


For questions, please contact us: WISDOM or Webmaster: Eloisa Macedo  

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