GirlsGetMath@ICERM: Summer Math Camp for High School Students

 GirlsGetMath@ICERM: Summer Math Camp for High School Students
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GirlsGetMath@ICERM is a five-day non-residential mathematics program that is open to high schoolers, regardless of gender, who live in or near greater Rhode Island and who will be entering the 10th or 11th grade in the fall of 2023.

GirlsGetMath occurs in an encouraging environment that builds young students’ confidence in math and science.

GirlsGetMath expands participants’ understanding and knowledge of mathematics through computations and experimentations.

GirlsGetMath provides expert mathematical training and mentoring.

GirlsGetMath@ICERM encourages 20-25 high schoolers to explore topics such as cryptography, the mathematics of voting, image processing, prime numbers and factoring, and fractals.

The goals of the program are:
to show young adults that the study of mathematics can be exciting, beautiful, and useful
to build confidence in students’ mathematical knowledge through engaging and expert mathematical instruction
to provide an affirming environment that introduces high schoolers to a variety of career opportunities in which sophisticated mathematical ability plays a key role
to emphasize the strategic role mathematics plays for success in STEM careers
to provide the participants with a support group and expert mentors who are successful undergraduate, graduate students, postdocs, and professionals from the STEM workforce
to have a positive influence on the way students view their mathematical interest and ability

GirlsGetMath@ICERM is made possible solely throughgrants and donations. The 2023 program is made possible through grants and gifts from the American Mathematical Society, Math for America, and MathWorks.

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