The Executive Committee of the Association for Women in Mathematics has established the Louise Hay Award for Contributions to Mathematics Education, to be awarded annually to a woman at the Joint Prize Session at the Joint Mathematics Meetings every January. The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding achievements in any area of mathematics education, to be interpreted in the broadest possible sense.

The 2013 Hay Award will be presented at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego, CA, January 2013. The nomination should include:

  • A one to three page letter of nomination highlighting the exceptional contributions of the candidate to be recognized
  • A curriculum vitae of the candidate not to exceed three pages and
  • Three letters supporting the nomination. It is strongly recommended that the letters represent a range of constituents affected by the nominee’s work.

Nominations are kept active for two additional years.

Nomination materials for this award to should be compiled into 1 PDF file and submitted online at by April 30, 2012. More information about the award is available here.

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