The Education and Diversity Department

…to promote diversity and inclusion in the mathematical sciences …
…to contribute to the improvement of mathematics education …

EDD Events in 2018


EDD Events in 2017

AMS Mathematics Community Reception at the SACNAS ’s National Diversity in STEM Conference

The crowd at the AMS Mathematics Community Reception at SACNAS's National Diversity in STEM Conference Students at the AMS Reception for the Math Community at the 2017 National SACNAS Conference

Over 150 members of the mathematics community enjoyed an evening of conversation, snacks, an interactive game, and prizes! (The book pictured is From Groups to Geometry and Back by Climenhaga and Katok)

AMS Supported Mathematics Sessions at SACNAS’s National Diversity in STEM Conference

2)	Women in Math at #SACNAS2017 (left to right): Shannon Talbott (Moravian College), Helen Grundman (AMS), Pamela Harris (Williams College), Bethany Kubik (University of Minnesota Duluth) and Rebecca Garcia (Houston State University) An attendee presents her whiteboard at SACNAS's National Diversity in STEM Conference

Mathematics sessions included: Commutative Algebra, Latin@s Count, Real World Mathematical Applications in the Biological Sciences, and Women in Math.

2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings: The Mathematics and Mathematicians Behind Hidden Figures

The crowd at the Hidden Figures panel at JMM 2017 Author Margot Shetterly and retired NASA engineer Christine Darden at the Hidden Figures panel at JMM 2017

The room was packed for the Hidden Figures panel organized by EDD, Association of Women in Mathematics, Building Diversity in Science, Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education, and the National Association of Mathematicians.

Photo credits: SACNAS photos by Annette Emerson; Hidden Figures photos by Edray Goins

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