Skip Navigation

Scout Archives

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

(2 classifications) (5 resources)

Women in mathematics

Biography (3)
Vocational guidance (1)


The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL)

The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL), housed at the University of Wisconsin, builds off the core principles of teaching-as-research and learning communities to "develop a national faculty in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) committed to implementing and advancing effective teaching practices for diverse student audiences as part of their...
4000 Years of Women in Science

The central claim of this website is that people (both women and men) have been active in science for as long as we have been human, noting that "_Science_ -- the creation of structure for our world -- _technology_ -- the use of structure in our world -- and _mathematics_ -- the common language of structure -- all have been part of our human progress, through every step of our path to the...
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....
Association for Women in Mathematics

Mathematics students, educators, and researchers of all genders may be interested in the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM). Founded in 1971 and based in Providence, Rhode Island, this nonprofit organization "is focused on understanding the [career] pipeline for women in mathematics" and notes that "[d]iverse perspectives are necessary to solve complex problems in ethical ways that benefit...