Association for Women in Mathematics

Program ID: AWM-2021HAY [#961]
Program Title: 2021 Louise Hay Award for Contributions to Mathematics Education
Program Type: Prize or award
Program Location: Providence, Rhode Island 02940, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2020/06/01 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2020/04/01, updated 2020/03/25, listed until 2020/09/25)
Program Description:    

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The Executive Committee of the Association for Women in Mathematics has established the Louise Hay Award for Contributions to Mathematics Education, to be awarded annually to a woman at the Joint Prize Session at the Joint Mathematics Meetings every January. The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding achievements in any area of mathematics education, to be interpreted in the broadest possible sense. While Louise Hay was widely recognized for her contributions to mathematical logic and for her strong leadership as Head of the Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago, her devotion to students and her lifelong commitment to nurturing the talent of young women and men secure her reputation as a consummate educator.

To learn more about Louise Hay, you can read a biography of Louise Hay on the St. Andrews website and an autobiographical article she wrote that was published in the AWM Newsletter. The annual presentation of this award is intended to highlight the importance of mathematics education and to evoke the memory of all that Hay exemplified as a teacher, scholar, administrator, and human being.

The 2021 Hay Award will be presented at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Washington, DC, January 2021. The nomination should include:

A one to three page letter of nomination highlighting the exceptional contributions of the candidate to be recognized;

A curriculum vitae of the candidate not to exceed three pages and;

Three letters supporting the nomination. It is strongly recommended that the letters represent a range of constituents affected by the nominee's work.

Deadline for nominations is June 1, 2020.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your nomination:
And anything else requested in the program description.

Further Info:
Association for Women in Mathematics
P.O. Box 40876
Providence RI 02940

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