• Testimonios: Dr. Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Testimonios: Dr. Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Early Life I grew up straddling worlds. I was born and raised in Warwick, RI, a couple miles from Providence. My mom was also born in Warwick, RI, but my dad was born about 3700 miles away in Lima, Peru. My dad, Hugo Evaristo Díaz Mendizábal, was the second oldest of nine children. He would […]


  • Testimonios: Dr. Jessica M. Deshler

    Testimonios: Dr. Jessica M. Deshler

    Family and Identity My mother, Clara, was the third of four siblings and the first in her family to go to college. She enrolled at the University of Albuquerque (no longer in existence) right after high school, earned her associate’s degree in nursing and began working immediately. My father was from Texas, worked for the […]


  • The women of University of Minnesota Duluth speak: Kari Olson’s story

    The women of University of Minnesota Duluth speak: Kari Olson’s story

    Editor’s note: A colleague of mine recently read the essay of the Undergraduate First Place Winner of the AWM/MfA 2022 Student Essay Contest, which describes the upward trajectory of Tracy Bibelnieks’ mathematical career, but upon further research learned of her resignation in April 2021 and Kristine Snyder’s earlier in 2018, both at the University of […]