SK Day 2013

Save the date!

Saturday April 6, 2013

ASU West Campus - La Sala Ballroom

This year's theme is: Using BioStatistics to Improve Public Health!

Dr. Amylou Dueck from the Mayo Clinic Scottsdale
will be our keynote speaker for this year's event.

Biology/Medicine + Statistics = BioStatistics


You are invited to Arizona State University’s West campus to celebrate the life of Sonia Kovalevsky, the first woman to receive  a PhD in Mathematics and to celebrate the participation of all women in  mathematics. The day will include a math competition with prizes, networking with other local high school women, math-based lectures, tips on applying to college, info on careers in mathematics, and a special workshop for teachers.

There is no charge for the event, but lunch is not provided. You can bring your own lunch or enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet for a small fee of $5.79.  Certificates of participation for students, certificates of service hours for teachers, and t-shirts for all participants!


Registration opens on MLK Day

and the

final deadline to register is 

5:30pm April 1st


Sonia Kovalevsky HS Mathematics Day Schedule

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

8:30 – 8:55                Registration & refreshments

8:55 - 9:00               Welcome address
                                    Dr. Omayra Ortega, Mistress of Ceremonies, Professor of Applied Mathematics ASU

9:00 - 9:50            Invited Keynote Speaker
                                  “Overcoming Adversity in Pursuit of Professional Goals”
Dr Amylou Dueck, Assistant Professor of BioStatistics, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale

10:00 – 10:20           Group Picture
10:30 – 11:00           Networking Activity

11:00 – 12:15         *
Students Only Session*
Hands-On Activity – Mathematics Competition!

11:00 – 12:00         *
Teachers Only Session*
Mentoring Your Students Through The College Application Process
Carlos Correa, Student Outreach Specialist & Program Coordinator at ASU
(VDP Multipurpose rooms)

12:15 – 12:45            Lunch  (VDP Multipurpose rooms)

12:55 –1:45               Career Path Discussion Panel  (La Sala Ballrooms)

1:45 – 2:00                Awards Ceremony & Closing Statements

Omayra Ortega,
Dec 4, 2012, 11:40 AM