- Biographies of Women Mathematicians - This award-winning web site hosts a collection of articles (and pictures) about famous women mathematicians, both past and present. The essays are written by students as part of Larry Riddle's on-going project at the Agnes Scott College in Atlanta, Georgia.
*Careers That Count: Opportunities in the Mathematical Sciences -*This brochure was created by the AWM with support fromthe Exxon Education Foundation to encourage individuals to look at the mathematical sciences as a possible career choice and includes profiles of 15 mathematicians, all women!- Career Profiles Archive from the AMS-SIAM Nonacademic Careers Bulletin Board - Although this site is not specificly devoted to women, there are such a large number of profiles of women that it is certainly worth including here.
__Hypatia's Heritage__, by Margaret Alic- In Her Own Words: Six
Mathematicians Comment on Their
Lives and Careers,
*Notices*Special Issue on Women in Mathematics, Volume 38, Number 7 (September, 1991) - In short personal sketches, six prominent women researchers discuss how being a woman in mathematics affected their lives and careers. __Math Equals: Biographies of Women Mathematicians and Related Activities__by Teri Perl- An Interview
with
**Melanie Wood**, Olympiad Team Member, Sylvia Wiegand,*AWM Newsletter*, Jul-Aug, 1998. - Melanie Wood was the first female to ever be on the USA Math Olympiad Team. - Memorial
Address on
**Emmy Noether**, Hermann Weyl, from GesammelteAbhandlungen, ed K. Chandrasekharan, Springer l968. *Profiles of Women in Mathematics: The Emmy Noether Lectures -*This commemorative booklet presents profiles of the women who have presented AWM Noether Lectures since the inception of the lecture series in 1980.- 1997 Ruth Lyttle Satter Prize (to Ingrid Daubechies)
- 1995 Ruth Lyttle Satter Prize in Mathematics (to Sun-Yung Alice Chang)
- l993 Ruth Lyttle Satter Prize (to Lai-Sang Young), Notices of the AMS, March l993, 40-3, 229.
- l991 Ruth Lyttle Satter Prize (to Dusa McDuff), Notices of the AMS,March l991, 38-3, 185.
__She Does Math! Real-Life Problems from Women on the Job__Edited by Marla Parker-
In Memoriam:
**Olga Taussky-Todd**, by Edith Luchins and Mary Ann McLaughlin, Notices of the AMS, August l996, 43-8, 838. **Olga Taussky Todd**, Richard Varga,*Siam News*, 29(2), March 1996 - An obituary of Olga Taussky Todd, "not only a great mathematician, but also an inspiring teacher, colleague, and friend."__Women in Mathematics by Lynn M. Osen____Women in Mathematics - The Addition of Difference__by Claudia Henrion__Women of Mathematics: A Biobibliographic Sourcebook,__Ed. by Louise S. Grinstein and Paul J. Campbell__Women and Numbers:Lives of Women Mathematicians plus Discovery Activities__by Teri Perl

- The Myth of the Young Mathematician
- Are Women
Getting All the
Jobs? (PDF version),
Marie A. Vitulli and Mary E. Flahive,
*Notices*, Volume 44, Number 3 (March 1997). - Being
Julia Robinson's Sister,
Constance Reid,
*Notices*, Volume 43, Number 12 (December 1996) - Reminiscences about the development of the mathematical career of Julia Robinson. - Thoughts on
Affirmative Action, Mary Beth Ruskai,
*AWM Newsletter*, 26(2), Mar-Apr 1996. - A
Celebration of Women in
Mathematics,
*Notices*, Volume 42, Number 1 (January 1995) - Eight top mathematicians, all women, spoke at a special conference held in March 1994 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This article contains short summaries of the mathematics presented in their talks. - Are Women Getting All
the Jobs?, Allyn Jackson,
*Notices*, Volume 41, Number 4 (April 1994) - Allyn Jackson reports on a panel at the Joint Meetings in Cincinnati which discussed whether women doctorates have an edge in today's tight job market. - Fighting for
Tenure, Allyn Jackson,
*Notices*, Volume 41, Number 3 (March 1994) - In July of last year [1993], Jenny Harrison was appointed to the Berkeley mathematics department as a full professor, after a long legal battle with the university. Allyn Jackson provides a history of the case and a look at some of the broader issues the case raises. - Collected articles from the
*Notices*Special Issue on Women in Mathematics, Volume 38, Number 7 (September, 1991).- In Her Own Words: Six Mathematicians Comment on Their Lives and Careers - In short personal sketches, six prominent women researchers discuss how being a woman in mathematics affected their lives and careers.
- The Past, Present, and Future of Academic Women in the Mathematical Sciences, Lynne Billard - This article brings together a wealth of interesting statistics on the education, employment, rank, salaries, and performance of women in the mathematical sciences.
- Top Producers of Women Mathematics Doctorates, Allyn Jackson - Which schools do the best job of producing women mathematics doctorates? This article provides some interesting and surprising statistics.
- Mathematics and Women: The Undergraduate School and Pipeline, D. J. Lewis - The chair of one of the top mathematics departments discusses a recent literature survey his department conducted on why women drop out of mathematics.
- Merging and Emerging Lives: Women in Mathematics, Claudia Henrion - Drawing on extensive interviews with contemporary women mathematicians, this article discusses the "timelines" of the careers of women mathematicians and provides some recommendations for change.
- Mathematics and Women: Perspectives and Progress, Alice T. Schafer - A former AWM president shares some of her perspectives on women in mathematics and provides information on several exemplary programs to encourage women and girls in mathematics.
- A Brief History of the Association for Women in Mathematics: The Presidents' Perspectives, Lenore Blum - At times chatty, at times sobering, at times poignant, this lively trek through the "good old days" (or was it the "bad old days"?) chronicles the history of AWM, one of the most influential organizations for promoting women in mathematics.
- What Still Needs to Change (for the Good of Women in Mathematics and for the Good of Mathematics), Judith Roitman - With candor and spirit, this Forum opinion piece explores some of the problems that women encounter in mathematics.

- Achieving Gender Equity in Science Classrooms: A Guide for Faculty - A useful guide to changing your teaching style so that women and minorities have a better chance of success. This guide is based on extensive studies completed at a number of universities in the New England Consortium for Undergraduate Science Education.
- AMS prize listing
- Annotated Bibliography of Books Related to Gender Equity in Math and Science by WAM of Mathematical Association of America.
- The Anomaly of a Woman in Physics, Evelyn Fox Keller from Workingit Out,, edited by Ruddick and Daniels, Pantheon Books, l977.
- "The Campus Climate Revisited: Chilly for Women Faculty, Administrators, and Graduate Students", by Bernice Sandler. Published by the Association of American Colleges, 1986.
__Feminism and Science__Edited by Nancy Tuana__The Problem of Women and Mathematics__by Lynn H. Fox- -"Women and Men in the Classroom: Inequality and Its Remedies", by
Catherine Krupnick.
__Women Scientists in America: Before Affirmative Action, 1940-1972__, by Margaret Rossiter. Chapter 16 (Path to Liberation).

- It's My Turn with Jill Clayburgh as a fictional mathematician
- Solving Hilbert's Tenth Problem - a George Paul Csicsery film on the history of the solution of this problem and the life of Julia Robinson. Will possibly be completed by the end of 2000.
- Wavelets Making Waves in Math and Engineering - An American Mathematical Society video on Princeton University Professor Ingrid Daubechies' work, life and career. Available from AMS at 1-800-321-4AMS.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS: Many of the above sources/web links were found
at

Association
for Women in Mathematics' women in math web page ,

Dr. Karen Uhlenbeck's Women-in-Science Seminar for the Mentoring Program
for Women in Mathematics at IAS web page, and

Dr. Helen Moore's WST 11w -- Women in Science - Reading Assignments web page

Author: Dr. Sarah J. Greenwald