|The Celebration of Women in Mathematics was held on October 20, 2016 at Elizabeth City State University with 319 girls and 53 teachers attending. This event was sponsored by the NASA Minority University Research and Education Program (MUREP), NSF Science Gateways Community Institute (SGCI), and the Center of Excellence in Remote Sensing Education and Research (CERSER).
Celebration of Women in Mathematics consists of a program of workshops, talks, and math competitions for middle/high school girls and their teachers. The purpose of the program is to encourage young women to continue their study of mathematics and to raise the level of mathematics competency in Northeastern North Carolina.
The program for the event can be found at: http://nia.ecsu.edu/nrts/2016events/161020cwm/2016_CWM_Schedule.pdf
The flyer for the event can be found at: http://nia.ecsu.edu/nrts/2016events/161020cwm/2016_CWM_Flyer.pdf
Several programs from the university and the area presented exhibits in the Vaughn Center.
Schools represented at this year's event included:
Photos can be found HERE.
C. S. Brown STEM High School
Central Middle School
Creswell Middle High School
Creswell Middle School
Elizabeth City Middle School
|Gates County High School
H. L. Trigg Community School
Hertford High School
Hertford Middle School
Northeastern High School
|Pasquotank County High School
Plymouth High School
River Road Middle School
Washington County Union Middle School
The 2016 Celebration of Women In Mathematics event was dedicated to Katherine Johnson "The girl who loved to count who became an Award Winning NASA Mathematician."