Association for Women in Mathematics

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) is a national organization devoted to encouraging women and girls to study and to have active careers in the mathematical sciences, and to promote equal opportunity and the equal treatment of women and girls in the mathematical sciences.

2019-2020 Officers of the Kutztown Association for Women in Mathematics Student Chapter:

Co-President: Emily Danko
Co-President: Vanessa Maybruck
Vice President:
 Emily Grosheck
Secretary: Lindsey Moyer
Treasurer: Jamie Lasko
Historian: Jessica Licker

Faculty Advisors: Dr. Lyn McQuaid and Dr. Amy Lu



November 19: Presentation by Mrs. Cindy Wlazelek focusing on the preparation for, and development of, a career in actuarial analysis in the insurance industry based on her 34 years at the the USAA Insurance Company.

October 22: Preparation for our upcoming fundraising events, discussion of upcoming fun events, and pizza!

September 24: We'll be discussing several topics, including our annual High School Mathematics Day for Girls event, the NYC trip right around the corner, Merchant Trick or Treat, and an origami fundraiser!  And there will be free pizza and baked goods, so you should definitely make your way over to hear what AWM is all about!


March 26: Planning for Women's Empowerment Day on March 28

February 26: A talk on magic squares by Dr. McQuaid

January 29: Planning for the semester and math games

September 25, October 23, and November 27: Planning the annual math high school day for girls and other fun math activities


March 27: A talk by Natalie A. Snow, Director of Institutional Research for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

November 28: A talk about origami by Dr. Anke Walz

October 24: Mathematics card games, planning for our January High School Mathematics Day for Girls, and snacks

September 19: Organizational Meeting


March 30: Dr. Erin Kraal from the KU Physical Sciences department will be showing us how math and coding are involved in her science followed by a Q&A session about women in higher education.

November 8: Professor Karise Mace will be talking about The Art of Mathematics.  She will discuss the artistic nature of mathematics and how we can change our approach to mathematics by thinking of ourselves and the mathematicians we study as artists.

October 3: Organizational Meeting


April 5: Origami demonstration

March 1: Pi(e) activities!

February 2: Organizational Meeting

November 17: Introduction of officers; TED talk on "Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders."

September 24: Organizational Meeting