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Women in Mathematics (WiM) pairs undergraduate women and people of underrepresented gender identities with graduate students on research projects to boost feelings of belonging and create pathways into research 

Cheryl Lao

Cheryl Lao, a master’s student at the Cheriton School of Computer Science, is one of 16 recipients across North America and one of four from Canada to receive a 2022 Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship. As a recipient of this prestigious award, she will receive $10,000 USD for education expenses and a year-long Adobe Creative Cloud subscription.

Barji and Gulab

A few years ago, one of Trisha Kothari’s sisters asked their aging grandmother a thought-provoking question: “If you were reborn into our generation, what would you do with your life?”

Their grandmother, Barji, who had grown up in India at a time when women had few rights and even fewer opportunities, wasted no time answering.

“Oh, I’d definitely not get married. I would study and start a business,” she told her.

Shang and Mao

Ben Zhang (left) and Brian Mao (right) are in Las Vegas preparing for another race after a crash put their team out in an October 2021 event.

In October, two students linked to the Faculty of Mathematics participated in a unique autonomous racecar event at the famed Indianapolis Speedway, in which their hopes were dashed when their car crashed.