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Women in Mathematics beyond Stereotypes — Joan Birman

In this series of posts we would like to talk about women in mathematics who are not as well known as, say, Hypatia or Emmy Noether, and are at the same time quite different from the usual mathematicians' stereotypes. Today we get to know Joan Birman and her story of patience and curiosity.

In questa serie di post vorremmo parlare di matematiche meno famose di, ad esempio, Ipazia o Emmy Noether e che, allo stesso tempo, non corrispondono ai consueti stereotipi sui matematici. Oggi incontriamo Joan Birman e la sua storia di curiosità e pazienza.

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