Sonia Kovalevsky Day

Saturday, March 23, 2019
9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Event Location:  Salisbury Labs

The WPI Chapter of the Association of Women in Mathematics (AWM) is planning to host a Sonia Kovalevsky Day (SK Day) outreach event for local 6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls on WPI’s campus on Saturday, March 23, 2019.  The day's events will include fun and engaging math activities run by current WPI students and faculty, lunch, and a keynote speech by a female mathematician.  The aim of SK Day is to bolster the girls’ continued passion and enthusiasm for mathematics while meeting other girls who share similar interests and, of course, having fun!

Named in honor of Sonia Kovalevsky, the first female to obtain a Ph.D. in mathematics, SK Days are nationally-held, locally-organized outreach events with the aim of supporting and encouraging young women to continue their study of mathematics; for more info from the AWM, please see https://awm-math.org/programs/math-outreach/

A more detailed schedule will be provided closer to the date of the event.  Space is limited; please register by March 15.

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