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!
On Wednesday, October 6, from 6 – 7:30 pm, come hear from Ken Fan, founder of Girls’ Angle, about math collaborations (an alternative to math competitions) and SUMIT, a fully collaborative, math intensive event for girls. Ken will lead a mini math collaboration followed by information about how you can get involved in a paid … More Math Collaboration and SUMIT Job Opportunity
On Wednesday, September 28, from 5 – 6 pm in Sever 113, representatives from Capital One presented a short talk about working at their company and about diversity issues there. There was Felipe’s and prizes! Here is an abstract: Embracing diversity is critical to getting the best talent. We believe our workforce should reflect the … More Capital One Women in Tech
On Friday, September 16, from 4-5 pm, MIT Professor of Mathematics Gigliola Staffilani presented “From Disorder to Order: How a Mathematician Sees Life and Work” about her research and her experience in mathematics to about 10 to 15 math students. The event was held in Emerson 210 (note this new location) and refreshments were provided!
On February 20 at 6 pm, GIIM invited Po-Shen Loh, head coach of the USA IMO team and founder of expii to discuss his views about inclusivity in math education. Dinner from Dumpling House was served! He talked at length about the importance of math education accessible to anyone.
On Wednesday, December 2, at 6 pm, Professor Jill Pipher, former president of the Association of Women in Mathematics, spoke about her experience as a leader of AWM and as a women in Brown’s math department. Thai food was served and around 10 people attended.
On Wednesday, October 28 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Kate Jenkins from Akamai will run a discussion about issues that women in math face. The event will be held in Emerson 108 and dinner will be provided. All genders and concentrations welcome!
On October 13 from 6 – 7 pm, Dartmouth Professor of Math Carolyn Gordon talked about her research “You can’t hear the shape of the drum” and address the importance of confidence for women in math. Dinner was provided. Around 10 – 15 students attended; here are some photos from the event.