To increase awareness of women’s ongoing contributions in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), CSM’s Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering Division is sponsoring an essay contest for girls ages 13 to 21.
Essays should be biographies of contemporary women in STEM careers working in academia, industry, or government. Two winning entries will receive prizes valued up to $250. Winners will be announced at a reception on April 30. Winning essays in the high school and college age categories will be read at this event and posted to the Women and Math web site.
A completed application form, personal essay, and biographical essay must be postmarked by April 8, 2011. Late entries will not be considered.
For full details, visit the Women and Math web site at www.csmd.edu/Women&Math.