Sonia Kovalesky

Sonia Kovalevsky Day

Date: April 16, 2022

The Sonia Kovalevsky Day is an all day, all female, all math event for middle and high school students!
Continental breakfast and lunch provided, no registration fee, and a free t-shirt!
Join us as we inspire those who identify as female in middle or high school to pursue a career in mathematics or another STEM field!
Sonia Kovalevsky Day is designed to empower the next generation of female mathematicians, scientists, engineers, and innovators.
The event includes three hands-on workshops on:

Additionally, there is a plenary talk given by Dr. Megan Kerr and a panel discussion.



Schedule of Events

We especially want to encourage students from underrepresented groups to participate.

Participation is limited to 65 students.


About Sonia Kovalevsky

Sonia Kovalevsky was a Russian mathematician who made noteworthy contributions to analysispartial differential equations and mechanics. She was a pioneer for women in mathematics around the world – the first woman to obtain a doctorate (in the modern sense) in mathematics, the first woman appointed to a full professorship in Northern Europe and one of the first women to work for a scientific journal as an editor.



Organizing Committee:

Dr. Catherine Searle (chair)

Dr. Mai Dao

Dr. Yueh-Ju Lin

Dr. Yuan Liu

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