Seeing Myself in Science: How Identity and Representation Impact Retention in STEM? On Thursday April 18 at 3:30 PM in Emerson 105, GIIM hosted Gelonia Dent, who is currently Director of the Brown University Science Center. Her talk addressed the following question related to her academic work: From the lack of inclusivity in the classroom to … More Speaker Series: Gelonia Dent
Geometric Topology and Group Theory On Thursday April 11 at 4:30 PM in Science Center Hall C, GIIM hosted Tufts University Professor of Mathematics Genevieve Walsh, who gave a talk on low-dimensional topology, group actions, and her experience as a woman graduate student, mathematical researcher, and professor. Speaker Bio: Genevieve Walsh is a geometric topologist interested … More Speaker Series: Genevieve Walsh
Dynamical Systems and Physical Phenomena On Thursday March 28 at 4:30 PM in Science Center Hall E, GIIM hosted Tufts University Norbert Wiener Assistant Professor Eunice Kim, who gave a talk about dynamical systems, billiards, chaos theory, and her experience navigating graduate school, postdoctoral studies, and professorship. Speaker Bio: Eunice Kim studies dynamical systems, especially billiards, chaos … More Speaker Series: Eunice Kim
Matching Markets: Past, Present, and Future On Wed. February 27 at 6:30 PM in Sever 106, GIIM hosted Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research New England Nicole Immorlica, who gave a talk about matching markets, school choice, and her experiences as a mathematical researcher in industry. Speaker Bio: Nicole Immorlica received her PhD from MIT in Cambridge, … More Speaker Series: Nicole Immorlica
Connecting two areas of math by high school geometry On Wed. February 13, 2019 at 4 PM in Sever 202, GIIM hosted Harvard Benjamin Peirce Fellow Mandy Cheung, who gave a talk about geometry and her experiences in graduate school, both personal and professional. Speaker Bio: Mandy Cheung received her PhD from UC San Diego … More Speaker Series: Mandy Cheung
Join us on Friday, March 3 from 1 pm to 3 pm in the Fong Auditorium (Boylston Hall) for our Women’s Week 2017 Event! Come hear a presentation of data on the gender gap in mathematics by Amanda Glazer followed by a panel discussion with Harvard students & faculty! RSVP on our Facebook event!
On Tuesday, February 21 at 5:30 pm in Harvard Hall 201, WHRB and GIIM will be hosting a Q&A with NFL Player and Math Doctoral Candidate John Urschel! He will be talking to students about sports, math, and life. Come join us for the great conversation and great dinner! RSVP on our Facebook event!
Come join us on February 17th from 3:30 – 5:00 pm in the Leverett Janulis Common Room to hear Meena Boppana, a co-founder of GIIM, speak about her experiences as a woman in math and computer science! Food will be served!
On Thursday, November 10, at 6:30 pm, Brown Applied Math professor Kavita Ramanan will be presenting “Random Tales from a Mathematician” on randomness in math and life. The event will be held in Emerson 305 and dinner will be provided!
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 Tuesday, October 18 at 7:30 pm. We will talk about our experiences in the Harvard math department in the Janulis Common Room in Leverett House. All … More Discussion Series Kickoff: Fall 2016