Reprinted from AMS Notices,
Lenore Blum is a research scientist at the International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley, and Letts-Villard Research Professor at Mills College, Oakland.
- 1. How it was…
- What we did … (In the beginning)
- The First Decade (1971-1981): Building the foundations, a time of many firsts
- 2. The Second Decade (1981-1991): A coming of age
- Bhama Srinivasan (1981-1983): Noether Symposium, Speakers Bureau, Research vs. Education?
- Linda Rothschild (1983-1985): A period of transition, The White House, A mathematical mentor
- Linda Keen (1985-1987): Kovalevsky Symposium, Robinson Memorial, ICM-86
- Rhonda Hughes (1987-1989): Acceptance by the Establishment, AMS Centennial, Travel Grants, Schafer Prize
- Jill Mesirov (1989-1991): Looking outward, the Twentieth Anniversary
- How things are … (An assessment)
- Where we’re going… (Hopes for the future)
- Acknowledgments and appreciation
- Postscript: The “trickle up” effect
“A Brief History of the Association for Women in Mathematics: The Presidents’ Perspectives,” by Lenore Blum.
Notices of the AMS 38(7), reprinted in AWM Newsletters 21(6) and 22(1)
Copyright ©1991, 2018 American Mathematical Society. Reprinted with permission.
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