Parents and Teachers

AWM Programs

Other Programs

Students and Families

  • The Family Math program shows adults and children that mathematics is understandable and relevant to their lives.
  • Expanding Your Horizons is a one-day conference held at over 100 locations across the U.S. each year. Local junior high and high school students attend a keynote address, and attend workshops led by women scientists, mathematicians, and engineers.
  • Math circles bring mathematicians into direct contact with K–12 students. The Math Circle in Massachusetts is one of many math circles for students listed at The National Association of Math Circles.

Teachers

Scholarships, Grants and Fellowships

Courses, Workshops & Research Opportunities

Competitions, Contests, Prizes, Awards

Other Resources

Events

Studies, Reports

Careers

Information, Advice

  • American Mathematical Society lists programs for high school students and teachers 
  • Short video and career information from WeUseMath.org on uses of mathematics.
  • The careers section of the Mathematical Association of America describes popular careers that involve mathematics with links to further information about each. A book published by the MAA describes 101 Careers in Mathematics.
  • The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics has a 21-page brochure called Careers in Applied Mathematics . . . Alternatives to Academia for STEM Majors with descriptions of careers, profiles of people in those careers, and further resources.
  • The American Statistical Association has a 20-page brochure called Careers in Statistics: A World of Opportunity describing what statistics is, how it is used in various occupations, how to become a statistician, and further resources.
  • Career Planning Resources for Mathematics from the Sloan Career Cornerstone Center has sections tailored to students from middle school to graduate school, counselors, parents, teachers, and graduates.
  • The Mathematical Sciences in 2025 is a report from the National Research Council that reviews the current state of the mathematical sciences in the United States and makes recommendations for the future in light of the increasingly cross-disciplinary nature of the mathematical sciences.
  • Information about careers, education, and salary for mathematics teachers by state from http://www.mathteacheredu.org

Profiles: Mathematical Careers

  • Careers That Count is a short booklet produced by AWM in 1991 that profiles women with careers in the mathematical sciences and gives a list of books with further information about mathematics and mathematical people.
  • Women in Statistics is a 1-page guide to information about careers in statistics from the American Statistical Association.
  • Winning essays about women with careers in mathematics from the AWM essay contest.
  • The Girls' Angle Bulletin is a bimonthly magazine that contains interviews with mathematicians.
  • The Mathematical Association of America’s Career Profiles page has links to profiles of people in different mathematical careers from Academic & Teaching to Sales & Marketing. Its brochure We Do Math! describes eight non-academic careers that use mathematics.
  • The SACNAS biography project is designed as a resource for K–12 educators who are interested in teaching their students about the accomplishments of Chicano/Latino and Native American scientists.
  • Women@NASA has profiles of women who work at NASA and links to career information and advice.


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