This biography highlights the accomplishments of mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win the Fields Medal, which is the highest honor a mathematician can receive.
Maryam Mirzakhani started breaking barriers for girls in math when she was in high school. She continued breaking those barriers as an adult when she became the first woman to win the Fields Medal. That's the highest honor a mathematician can receive! She inspires young people to find the beauty in math.
The Women in Science and Technology series introduces students to influential women in science and technology. From astronauts to medical doctors, these biographies highlight the accomplishments, dedication, and passion that drove these women to succeed. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions.