High School Mathematics Day for Girls

The goal of this annual event is to excite young women about continuing to study mathematics and pursuing careers involving mathematics, the sciences, technology, and engineering.

2018 Team smiling and wearing purple "I love math" t-shirts
2019 Team smiling on a stage in front of a slide that says "3rd Annual Kutztown University High School Mathematics Day for Girls."

Organizers: Dr. Lyn McQuaid and Dr. Amy Lu

For more information, or if you are interested in participating, please contact us!

January 9, 2019

The guest speakers for the 2019 event were:

  • Kathleen Earle, Actuary at Guardian Life Insurance
  • Donna DeMarco, co-founder and vice president of Viddler, Inc. and instructor of computer science at Kutztown University
  • Amanda Witmer, engineer at Air Products

January 18, 2018

The guest speakers for the 2018 event were:

  • Sherry Chen, Global Product Manager from Air Products
  • Holly Fox, Director of Enterprise Software Development at Kutztown University
  • Leila Nassar, Medical Assistant for the Lehigh Valley Hospital Physician Group Pediatrics

January 11, 2017

The guest speakers for the 2017 event were:

  • Deborah Lynn Clauss is a Registered Nurse in the Burn Center at Lehigh Valley Health Network, where she cares for adult and children who have suffered serious burn injuries. In addition to maintaining current clinical practice, Deborah also works full-time as Nursing Faculty at Cedar Crest College.
  • Natalie A. Snow is Director of Institutional Research at Kutztown University. Since coming to Kutztown University in 2003, she has worked primarily for the Office of Institutional Research and is responsible for the planning, management, and coordination of research studies and projects including the analysis and reporting of statistical and demographic data.
  • Dr. Anne Zayaitz is the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Kutztown University. She began her career at Kutztown University in the Biology Department where she taught microbiology, food microbiology, cell biology, and other courses for biology majors and for non-majors.