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Gifted while female

Popular entertainment stories about prodigies tend to follow certain common threads. The prodigy is smart but poorly socialized and sometimes a bit of an asshole. If well-meaning people can talk him off that perch, we get a happy ending (“Good Will Hunting”). 3,917 more words

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Barbie Typewriter - has encoding capability

When the E-115 was adopted by Mattel as an addition to the Barbie™ product line, it was aimed mainly at girls with a minimum age of 5 years. 71 more words

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Women in Math

On Thursday I helped run a Wine and Cheese event in the math department, hosted by the UChicago chapter of the AWM. The goal of the event was to bring the community together, and try to encourage conversation about women in math.   715 more words

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Women in math: accountability

I’ve talked about women in math a lot on this blog and maybe you think of me as someone who is aware of and resistant to sexism in our profession.   112 more words

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A seminar room of our own

Following my last two posts on women in mathematics and the internet, I was challenged to turn my crystal ball sideways and look at it again. 3,792 more words

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Olga Hotz

Olga Holtz is Russian mathematician born in 1973 specializing whose parents where both programmers and performs with the Berlin Philharmonic Choir, practices ballroom dancing and is a… 109 more words

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