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

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

Harvard Math Survey

In spring 2014, co-president Meena Boppana, along with fellow undergraduates Kate Donahue, Domniki Georgopoulo, and Caitlin Stanton conducted a survey to assess student satisfaction with the Harvard math department, emphasizing issues such as the gender gap and math advising. They uncovered a significant gap between the genders; specifically, women are significantly less likely to pursue … More Harvard Math Survey