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What female mathematician can I introduce to my High School students?

Thanks to Google Doodle, today I learned about Olga Ladyzhenskaya and her fantastic life. From Wikipedia. Ladyzhenskaya was born and grew up in Kologriv. She was the daughter of a mathematics ...
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What female mathematician can I introduce to my High School students?

Karen Uhlenbeck ought to be mentioned. She made deep contributions in the theory of minimal immersions (more generally, harmonic maps), gauge theory of Yang Mills equations (the work of Taubes and ...
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Reference request for studies on gender in math examples, homework problems, or math exams

To directly answer your question: here's an oft-cited work from 1999 that showed that the gender in the word problems can influence performance through stereotype threat (although it did not account ...
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