Black Girls and Women in Mathematics

Spelman College | Mar-02-2021

Black women majoring in math can feel very isolated. Viveka Brown explores why. 

Viveka Borum Brown, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Mathematics, has been teaching and tutoring mathematics since 2000. Her primary research focus looks at various equity issues in mathematics. In particular, she explores issues pertaining to Black females and mathematics. Dr. Borum Brown examines why there seems to be a dearth in the number of Black women who pursue the mathematical field.
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