Math People have Feelings Too: The GIIM Consciousness Raising and Discussion Group

If you are looking for a place to discuss social dynamics in the math department, surround yourself with empathetic peers, tell us what inclusivity means to you, join us on Sunday, November 1 at 3 pm. We will talk about our experiences in the Harvard math department in the Office of BLGTQ Student Life in … More Math People have Feelings Too: The GIIM Consciousness Raising and Discussion Group

Community Dinner with Sushi

On October 20 from 6 – 7:30 pm, a community dinner was held in the Lowell Coolidge Room. Sushi was served! Around 20 students were invited to attend, mostly females interested in math, and discussions were held about gender issues to help build a tight community of women in math.

GIIM Social Kickoff

Our social kickoff event was be a brunch held in the Lowell Junior Common Room on Sunday, September 27, from 11 AM to 1 PM. Felipe’s burritos and smoothies were provided. Around 15 students attended and there were many engaging discussions about the future of GIIM, the math department, and life in general.

Facebook Data Science and Diversity Tech Talk

The second event in the speaker/discussion series was a data science and diversity tech talk hosted by Facebook on Tuesday, September 22 at 6 pm in Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall. Around 20 people attended the talk. The Facebook Analytics team performs large-scale data analysis, identifies actionable insights, suggests recommendations and influences the direction of the … More Facebook Data Science and Diversity Tech Talk

Speaker Series Kickoff: Professor Moon Duchin and Cathy O’Neil

The Fall 2015 speaker series kickoff was held on Monday, September 14, at 6:30 – 7:30 pm in Emerson 108. It featured Professor Moon Duchin (Professor of Math at Tufts University and Harvard BA ’98 in Math and Women’s Studies) and Cathy O’Neil (author of the popular blog mathbabe.org; Harvard PhD ’99 in Mathematics) discussing … More Speaker Series Kickoff: Professor Moon Duchin and Cathy O’Neil

Women in Math and Physics Social

On March 7, 2014, the Harvard Undergraduate Math Association (HUMA) and the Society for Physics Students co-hosted a women in math and physics social. Around 15 students attended and got to play board games and munch delicious snacks. Starting in 2015, GIIM will begin running socials like these and others for female mathematicians at Harvard.