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Women mathematicians

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Women-Related Web Sites in Science/ Technology page

From Joan Korenman of the Department of English at the University of Maryland comes the Women-Related Web Sites in Science/ Technology page. This great collection of Web resources contains dozens of sites that in some way provide information on the contributions of women to science. Example sites include the Committee on the Status of Women in Physics; Douglass Project for Rutgers Women in Math,...
Biographies of Women Mathematicians

The Biographies of Women Mathematicians website is "part of an on-going project by students in mathematics classes at Agnes Scott College, in Atlanta, Georgia, to illustrate the numerous achievements of women in the field of mathematics." Biographical essays or comments on most of the women mathematicians and some photos are posted here. Over 150 names are currently listed and more are being added...
Women in Science and Mathematics

Recent comments by Harvard University President Lawrence H. Summers, regarding women and mathematics have spurred numerous articles and responses. The first article from Yahoo News (1) gives an overview of the event, his comments, and some reactions. The comment most at issue is whether or not innate sex differences might leave women less capable of succeeding at the most advanced mathematics....