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
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