Woman of the Day – Katherine Okikiolu

Katherine Okikiolu is an Associate Professor of Mathematics at UCSD.

She was the first Black woman to receive the Sloan Research Fellowship.

She also has created the PECASE video project. For this, she works with high school students in Compton, CA to create entertainment-based videos about teaching math.

Please read more about Dr. Okikiolu at Mathematicians of the African Diaspora.

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