Women in Mathematics
Date: 3/6/96 at 19:40:49 From: Alma Marie Walls Subject: Women mathematicians Is there someone who would answer questions from 35 eleventh grade girls about being a woman mathematician in March for National Women's Month? Thank you very much. Alma Marie Walls
Date: 3/9/96 at 14:40:7 From: Doctor Jodi Subject: Re: Women mathematicians Hi Alma! I love the project that you're doing. Some suggestions follow. Many of these are addresses on the World Wide Web. - Contact nearby colleges with graduate programs in math and ask for assistance from their graduate students. Perhaps you'd even be able to invite some mathematicians to your classroom. - Contact several women's math organizations on the net. See http://mathforum.org/social/math.women.html for a list of some of them. - Other mathematics organizations, like the Mathematical Association of America, may be also able to help. - If you have access to newsgroups, you could try http://mathforum.org/kb/ E-mailing k12.ed.math or sci.math with some of your questions might also help. - For information about women mathematicians in history, check out some of the sites on http://www.mystery.com/WAM/resources/history.html I particularly recommend http://www.scottlan.edu/lriddle/women/women.htm - For information on Mathematicians at Work, try http://mathforum.org/social/moms.html Good luck with your project and please let us know how it goes. If you do this sort of project again, I hope you'll contact us. Please do e-mail us with any questions you still have. -Doctors Sarah and Jodi, The Math Forum
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