The UIC chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) will hold its second Sonia Kovalevsky Math Day for high school girls (8th - 12th grade). The AWM provides fun activities, lunches, shirts, and mathematical prizes for the girls!

These days are part of series of the Association of Women in Mathematics (AWM). For more than twenty years Sonia Kovalevsky Days have been organized and sponsored by AWM and held at colleges and universities throughout the country. Sonia Kovalevsky Days (SK Days) consist of a program of workshops, talks, and problem-solving competitions for female high school and middle school students and their teachers, both women and men.

Here is the PDF flyer of the event: Sonia Flyer 2016.pdf

The purpose of the day is to encourage young women to study mathematics, and we will explore the mathematics of Knots and Graphs.

Registration Deadline: Sunday October 23.

Our schedule is the following:

The event is sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Mathematics, and takes place in collaboration with the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)


Contact Details

For questions and enquiries, contact the organizers

Laura Schaposnik at or

James Unwin at

Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

University of Illinois at Chicago

Office 509

851 S. Morgan Street

Chicago, IL 60607-7045



The event will take place in the Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Sciences Department (MSCS) of the University of Illinois at Chicago.  MSCS is housed in the Science and Engineering Offices (SEO) building (shown below) which is in 851 S. Morgan Street, Chicago 60607. The Map bellow has a link to google maps.


Photos will appear here after the Sonia Day.


Sonia Kovalevsky day on Knots & Graphs

Saturday 5 November 2016

University of Illinois at Chicago, USA.

If you’d like to participate please register here