STORIES.

Evelyn Cueva

Evelyn Cueva

I always had a particular interest in photography, but discovering the physical and mathematical models behind acquisition, reconstruction, and post-processing was something I did not want to stop learning about…
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Ellese Cotterill

Ellese Cotterill

I also realised that I was more interested in working on challenging and meaningful problems from a mathematical perspective, rather than their precise applications…
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Carolin Trouet

Carolin Trouet

I skipped my plan to obtain a PhD at my University. Instead, I searched for a job. This is how I started working in a very fascinating industry, the Airline IT, as a software engineer in the area of flight optimization…
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Jamie Prezioso

Jamie Prezioso

I had every intention of obtaining a Master’s degree in a few years and leaving the program for industry. Through coursework and research, I found I was truly passionate about math. And so, I obtained a PhD in Applied Mathematics…
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Dr Beate Ehrhardt

Dr Beate Ehrhardt

I love mathematics. I love learning. I love people. And I love science. But most of all I love when all of these four things come together…
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Hanne Kekkonen

Hanne Kekkonen

I’m happy if seeing a woman mathematician, who is excited about the subject, makes some little girl consider a science career as a real possibility…
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Masoumeh Dashti

Masoumeh Dashti

During and after my master’s degree I worked in two engineering companies in Iran and also did an internship in an oil company in Japan. […] I felt that I would prefer the greater freedom that a research job in academia could offer me. ..
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Patricia Egger

Patricia Egger

Although many people influenced and supported me throughout this process, I’m glad I never took anyone’s opinion more seriously than I did my own…
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Marilyn Gatica Briceño

Marilyn Gatica Briceño

My father’s neurologist told me: “we need mathematicians in this area”, and at this point, my journey began…
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Tamara Dancheva

Tamara Dancheva

Doing a Ph.D. is an arduous journey (or a labyrinth) that can be very exhausting and equally rewarding, the latter driving me forward…
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