The Women and Math Mentoring Program serves 8th grade girls from public middle schools. This is a mentoring program, not a tutoring program! The way we mentor is by taking field trips with the girls, getting together with them to watch math-related movies, taking them to science museums, taking them to our work place, and by providing them with a strong female role model.
Mentors are expected to get together with their students approximately once or twice a month from January through May. The time varies, depending on the activity and the preferences of the mentor and her students. In general, the students and mentors participate in the following activities:
|The Math Mentoring Program is funded by Dr. Steve Shafroth, North Carolina Central University, GlaxoSmithKline Inc., Amgen Foundation, and Texas Instruments, Inc, supported by Durham Public Schools, and administered in conjunction with the North Carolina Chapter of the Women And Mathematics Network.|