Mar 21

First woman winner of "Nobel of Mathematics" credits surprising role model


Edited: Apr 4

The math genius explained that she “never felt like one of the guys” in her profession, and looked to television for strong women role models. Chef and television host Julia Child showed Karen Uhlenbeck, first woman winner of the Abel Prize for Mathematics, that a woman can forge a career on her own terms. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images; Andrea Kane/Institute for Advanced Study)

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