Welcome to the Women in Mathematics (WIM) Web Page

Women in Math (WIM) is an organization at the University of Maryland College Park (UMCP). WIM is dedicated to serving the needs of women mathematicians at UMCP.

Fall 2018 - Spring 2019

WIM is planning academic talks, academic events and social activities. The tentative calendar for the fall amd spring semesters will be as follows.

  • August 21, 2018: Orientation Lunch with new and returning AMSC, MATH and STAT graduate students and faculty
  • October 9, 2018: Alumni Talk Series with Ming Zhong ('16)
  • October 2018: Women in Math and Women in Physics Meet & Greet
  • November 2018: Alumni Talk Series with Jen Rezeppa ('00)
  • February 2019: Alumni Talk Series with Meiyu Shen ('15)

    Other Announcements

    • We are on facebook. We also have a listserv for the latest WIM announcements - contact any officer for details. Connect with WIM!


    The executive board for the 2018 - 2019 year is listed below.

     Cara Peters President
     Danielle Middlebrooks Vice President
     Stephanie Allen Secretary
     Sarah Burnett Treasurer
    Margaret Brown Undergraduate Representative
    Isabelle Wilson Undergraduate Representative
     Kayla Davie  Webmaster
    Raluca Rosca Unofficial Faculty Sponsor

    For a list of previous executive boards, visit here.


    Contact Information

    WIM can be reached through our organization's email address or by speaking directly to a member of our executive board.

    • WIM Email Address - womeninmathumd@gmail.com
    • Cara Peters (President) - cpeters3@math.umd.edu

    Activities Archive

    2017-2018 Academic Talks, Academic Events, and Social Events -WIM events in 2017-2018 included:

  • WIM Orientation Lunch (August 2017)
  • Professional Writing Forum (November 2017): Graduate school applications, NSF grants, CVs,etc.
  • End of Semester Tea (December 2017): Lunch/tea with AMSC/MATH grad students, postdocs, faculty
  • Centennial High School Visit (March 2018)
  • Geometry Week Reception (March 2018)
  • Alumni Talk (April 2018): Victoria Taroudaki ('15) from Eastern Washington University, Department of Mathematics
  • 2015-2016 Academic Talks - WIM speakers in 2015-2016 included:

  • Amanda Streib from the Institute for Defense Analyses - Center for Computing Sciences (IDA/CCS)
  • Carol Rosenberg from the National Security Agency (NSA)
  • Maria Cameron from the University of Maryland, College Park, Department of Mathematics
  • Lauren Harrell from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
  • October 24, 2014 WIM Meeting - The founder and first AWM president Prof. Mary Gray gave an inspiring talk on her research and career as a statistician and lawyer. She explained how her research in statistics and law helped to rescue mathematicians' from prison, raised her own salary as a female professor, and lowered the dropping rates of female students from middle school in India. For meeting notes, click here.

    USA Science & Engineering Festival - Pictures of WIM members volunteering at the festival are here.

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