Mathematicians Made Visible: the show!

I am excited to announce that I have a show! March 1st through June 1st at Long River Gallery in White River Junction, VT. With an opening reception on Friday, April 1st from 5-7:30 pm. I do hope you’ll come if you can! Also, please spread the word to anyone you think might be interested.Continue reading “Mathematicians Made Visible: the show!”

MMV#9 Jaime Escalante

Mathematician #9 is Jaime Escalante, a math teacher famous for his work with under-served students at a Los Angeles high school. Escalante challenged the administration and worked to develop a math program that made it possible for students to achieve high levels of mathematics, pass the AP Calculus exam, and enroll in prestigious colleges. EscalanteContinue reading “MMV#9 Jaime Escalante”

MMV #8 Autumn Kent

Mathematician #8 is Autumn Kent, an American mathematician specializing in geometry and topology. She is a self described “late bloomer” who initially went to college to become an English teacher, but enjoyed her math classes so much that she decided to become a mathematician instead. Autumn is a trans woman who advocates for more transContinue reading “MMV #8 Autumn Kent”

MMV #7 Maryam Mirzakhani

Mathematician #7 is Maryam Mirzakhani, the first (and to date only) woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal in Mathematics for her contributions to dynamics, topology and hyperbolic geometry. Mirzakhani was born in Tehran, Iran, and attended school there. She did not always want to study mathematics, but discovered a love for the subject inContinue reading “MMV #7 Maryam Mirzakhani”