[ugrads] {Disarmed} Fwd: 2016 AWM Essay Contest

Fred Hickernell hickernell at iit.edu
Fri Nov 13 14:49:44 CST 2015



Best regards,
Fred


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> Begin forwarded message:
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> From: Association for Women in Mathematics <awm at awm-math.org>
> Subject: 2016 AWM Essay Contest
> Date: November 13, 2015 at 9:26:11 AM CST
> To: <hickernell at iit.edu>
> 
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> 
> ESSAY CONTEST: BIOGRAPHIES OF CONTEMPORARY WOMEN IN MATHEMATICS
> 
> Open to: Students Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College Undergraduates
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> Request deadline for those who would like to be matched with a woman to interview: January 10, 2016 (requests are sent to Dr. Joanna Bieri at joanna_bieri at redlands.edu <mailto:joanna_bieri at redlands.edu>)
> 
> Essay Submission deadline: January 31, 2016
> 
> Please share this with students you know!
> 
> Contest Rules <http://www.mmsend1.com/link.cfm?r=2407627165&sid=84967496&m=11460691&u=StatMarket&j=30846341&s=https://sites.google.com/site/awmmath/programs/essay-contest/contest-rules> 
> Essay Contest Form <http://www.mmsend1.com/link.cfm?r=2407627165&sid=84967497&m=11460691&u=StatMarket&j=30846341&s=https://sites.google.com/site/awmmath/programs/essay-contest/application> 
> Past Winning Essays <http://www.mmsend1.com/link.cfm?r=2407627165&sid=84967498&m=11460691&u=StatMarket&j=30846341&s=https://sites.google.com/site/awmmath/programs/essay-contest/Past-Winning-Essays>
> https://sites.google.com/site/awmmath/programs/essay-contest <http://www.mmsend1.com/link.cfm?r=2407627165&sid=84967499&m=11460691&u=StatMarket&j=30846341&s=https://sites.google.com/site/awmmath/programs/essay-contest>
> Printable AWM Essay Contest Flyer > <http://www.mmsend1.com/link.cfm?r=2407627165&sid=84967500&m=11460691&u=StatMarket&j=30846341&s=https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3jjMnRu5mxWR2lwOTZoR0FDcjFZcUNQRFVmWHpnYU9UTFMw/view?usp=sharing>
> ABOUT THE CONTEST
> 
> To increase awareness of women's ongoing contributions to the mathematical sciences, the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and Math for America <http://www.mmsend1.com/link.cfm?r=2407627165&sid=84967501&m=11460691&u=StatMarket&j=30846341&s=http://www.mathforamerica.org/> are co-sponsoring an essay contest for biographies of contemporary women mathematicians and statisticians in academic, industrial, and government careers. 
> 
> The essays will be based primarily on an interview with a woman currently working in a mathematical sciences career. This contest is open to students in the following categories: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, and College Undergraduate. At least one winning submission will be chosen from each category. Winners will receive a prize, and their essays will be published online at the AWM web site. Additionally, a grand prize winner will have his or her submission published in the AWM Newsletter.
> 
> The Deadline for the 2016 AWM Essay Contest is January 31, 2016. 
> 
> SEEKING VOLUNTEERS TO BE INTERVIEWED AND/OR HELP WITH JUDGING
> 
> We are currently seeking women mathematicians to volunteer as the subjects of these essays, and in February-early March we will need people (male or female, but not current students) to help with the judging.  To sign up as a volunteer please fill out the form at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/awmessaycontest <http://www.mmsend1.com/link.cfm?r=2407627165&sid=84967502&m=11460691&u=StatMarket&j=30846341&s=https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/awmessaycontest>.
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> For more information, contact Dr. Heather Lewis, the contest organizer, by email at hlewis5 at naz.edu <mailto:hlewis5 at naz.edu>. 
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