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Head Mentoring at Girls’ Angle

Thanks to a grant from the Mathenaeum Foundation, Girls’ Angle is now in the process of hiring a full-time Head Mentor for a minimum of two-years. We are looking for a mathematician who loves to work with K12 students, especially girls. … Continue reading

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Interview with the Institute of Mathematical Sciences in Madrid

Recently, I was interviewed about Girls’ Angle by Ágata Timón of the Institute of Mathematical Sciences in Madrid. The interview was conducted in English, but published in Spanish: Interview Introduction by Manuel de León Interview, Part 1 Interview, Part 2 … Continue reading

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Subscribe to the Girls’ Angle Bulletin

The Girls’ Angle Bulletin is our bimonthly math magazine. It contains articles on math, descriptions of mathematical activities, fun and challenging math problems, math-inspired art, interviews with women in mathematics, and more. Content is created by our members, staff, and contributors, … Continue reading

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Inspirations

The Girls’ Angle Support Network is a crucial component of Girls’ Angle’s math educational strategy. The Support Network consists of professional women who use math in their work in some vital way and have agreed to visit the club to … Continue reading

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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 5, Number 2

The latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available. This issue kicks off with the concluding half of Winding Numbers by Stanford professor Søren Galatius.  The cover design is inspired by his article…the drawing is one long loop … Continue reading

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SUMiT 2012

Today, the US math educational landscape is speckled over with math competitions. There are so many, in fact, that one might get the impression that advanced mathematics is a competition. Even in competitions that have a team component, the teams … Continue reading

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There’s More to Learning Math than Mathematical Aptitude

Ever since I founded Girls’ Angle, I’ve had frequent discussions about gender segregated math education. Here’s an argument I often hear from those opposed: “I believe girls and boys are equally capable at doing mathematics, and, therefore, they should not … Continue reading

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