On March 9 Celebrate Mathematics at the 10th Annual Sonia Kovalevsky Day!

Event Details

Many who have never had occasion to learn what mathematics is confuse it with arithmetic, and consider it a dry and arid science. In reality, however, it is the science which demands the utmost imagination…It seems to me that the poet must see what others do not see, must look deeper than others look. And the mathematician must do the same thing,” Mathematician Sonia Kovalevsky.

Mark your calendars for March 9th, 2024, and participate in the 10th Sonia Kovalevsky Day, hosted by the Fresno State Department of Mathematics.

Event Details:

  • When: March 9th, 2024
  • Where: University Dining Hall, Fresno State Campus. (Campus map available upon registration)
  • Time:  9:30 am – 2:45 pm
  • Cost: Free! (Registration required)

Special Highlights:

  • Interactive and fun mathematical activities
  • Networking and mentoring opportunities
  • Celebration of women in mathematics
  • Inspirational talks and workshops

This event is not just an opportunity to delve into the fascinating world of mathematics beyond the school curriculum; it’s a chance to meet like-minded peers, discover female role models in STEM, and learn about mathematics’s vast opportunities.

Who Should Attend?

Students in grades 7-12, especially girls and non-binary students, alongside their teachers and parents, are invited to explore the limitless possibilities in mathematics and related fields. We’re committed to fostering a supportive environment that encourages all students, regardless of gender identity, to pursue their interests in STEM.


Attendance is free, but pre-registration is mandatory. Please register by March 4th, 2024. To secure your spot, use this registration link.

Thanks to Our Sponsors:

We thank the Mathematics and Science Teacher Initiative at Fresno State and the College of Science and Mathematics at Fresno State for their generous support.

For any inquiries, feel free to contact Dr. Carmen Caprau at ccaprau@csufresno.edu.

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