Results of the 2003 AWM Essay Contest: Biographies of Contemporary Women in Mathematics

posted Jul 8, 2010, 3:57 PM by Glenna Buford   [ updated Jul 8, 2010, 7:41 PM by AWM Editor ]

GRAND PRIZE

Dr. Harpreet Chowdhary: The Mathematician As Executive by Esther Feldblum, Maimonides School, Sharon, Massachusetts.

COLLEGE

1st Place: Elizabeth Stanhope: Overcoming Silent Barriers by Jessica John, Willamette University, Salem, Oregon.

GRADES 9-12

1st Place: Dr. Harpreet Chowdhary: The Mathematician As Executive by Esther Feldblum, Maimonides School, Sharon, Massachusetts.

Honorable Mention: Dr. Marsha Davis: Defying Statistics by Sarah Tracy, Notre Dame Academy, Sturbridge, Massachusetts.

Honorable Mention: An Accomplished Woman in Mathematics: Dr. Evelyn Silvia by Amber Durrell, Loretto High School, Auburn, California.

GRADES 6-8

1st Place: I Seek an Answer to the Question "Why?" - Dr. Helen Moore by Sergei Shubin, Joaquin Miller Middle School, San Jose, California.

Honorable Mention: When Flexibility is the Rule---Dr. Magnhild Lien---A Biographical Essay by Christie Onzol, Nobel Middle School, Northridge, California.

Honorable Mention: Shapes with No Boundaries: The Life of Krystyna Kuperberg by Maja Wichrowska, Northwestern Middle School, Alpharetta, Georgia.