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 2017 - Spring 2018

WIM is planning academic talks and social activities. The tentative calendar for the fall 2017 semester will be as follows.

  • September 2017: Lunch/tea with AMSC/MATH grad students, postdocs, faculty
  • October 2017: Professional writing forum (Graduate school applications, NSF grants, CVs,etc.)
  • November 2017: Guest Speaker (TBA)
  • December 2017: Internship information session

    Other Announcements

    Officers

    The executive board for the 2017 - 2018 year is listed below.

                  
    NamePosition
     Christiana Sabett President
     Jenny Rustad Vice President
     Cara Peters Secretary
     Yiran Li Treasurer
     Danielle Middlebrooks  Webmaster
    Raluca Rosca Unofficial Faculty Sponsor

    For a list of previous executive boards, visit here.

    Supporters

    Activities Archive

    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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