Math enthusiasts take aim at STEM glass ceiling

October 24, 2022

MIT News

Math enthusiasts take aim at STEM glass ceiling

“This competition encourages more girls to be passionate about mathematics and interested in STEM careers, and this is certainly much-needed,” says MIT Department of Mathematics head Michel Goemans, the RSA Professor of Mathematics. “We can certainly feel the impact of this competition, as we often cross paths with some of the participants in college or graduate school.”

Former contestants have gone on to earn graduate degrees in such fields as engineering, computer science, biomedical sciences, and mathematics, and work in tech-driven industries such as aviation, robotics, and artificial intelligence, as well as financial services. Many of them thank this MP4G network for their career trajectories."

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