The Math Mentoring Program was created to inspire and encourage all students, especially
young women, to continue their study of mathematics, and to learn about careers in which
mathematics plays a role.
The program links local female professionals from mathematics-related fields with a group
of 2 to 3 8th grade girls. Our main objective is to encourage girls who have an interest
in mathematics to "stay on the math path". The reason we focus on 8th grade is because
that is right before the girls get into high school and we want to encourage them to take
the harder and more challenging math classes.
Through the monthly interactions during the second semester of the school year, the girls
learn about their mentor's job, career, and lifestyle.
Calling all 8th grade female students! We need your participation in the 2014-2015 school year!! Please fill out an
application! (Spanish version here)
Calling all mentors! We need your help for the 2014-2015 school year!! Please fill out an
Durham library is hosting business labs for teens! Check it out!
Congratulations to Victoria for winning Volunteer of the Week for April 27th! Here's April's newsletter
from the Volunteer Center of Durham.
Click here for 2014 Scholarship Information! If you apply you have a
really good chance of winning a scholarship to the summer program of your choice. Don't miss this
opportunity! Scholarship applications are due April 30th! Documents are also posted on the
calendar. Talk to your mentor if you have questions!
Calling all prospective mentees! Check out our new brochure and fill
out an application!
Several of our 2013 mentees toured
Duke's Immersive Virtual Environment.
Pictured in the article are Jasmaine Brodie and Precious Hawkins!
Newsletter - the answers to the math problems are
Chantal Shafroth, WAM's Co-founder and Coordinator of the Durham Mathematics Mentoring Program
passed away April 7th, 2012. We will miss her greatly! Click here for
information on how to donate to WAM in Chantal's name.
WAM recognized by DPS!
WAM in the Herald Sun! Check out the article
about our 2012 Program Kick-Off Night!
Congratulations Laura and Chantal for winning the
Check the Calendar for event details, and the
forms/activities page if you're missing any paperwork.