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The AWM hires new Executive Director, Dr. Karoline Pershell

posted Nov 17, 2017, 3:05 PM by AWM Web Editor   [ updated Nov 17, 2017, 3:06 PM ]
The Association for Women in Mathematics named Dr. Karoline Pershell as its new Executive Director, effective January 15, 2018. Dr. Pershell is excited about this role and is “passionate about strengthening the voice of women across the spectrum of STEM fields and providing new ways for their voices to be heard.” She is “honored to be able to extend Dr. Magnhild Lien’s legacy, and look[s] forward to continuing the great work that AWM has been doing while creating new ways to grow our organization and strengthen the impact of our members on their respective professions.” Karoline’s work will include supporting the work of the AWM Executive Committee, and strengthening and supporting the non-board volunteer corps for the AWM. She will represent the AWM at national meetings, and will be involved with all AWM activities
at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, the SIAM Annual Meeting, and MathFest.  Click here for more details.