Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhan shares mathematics’ top prize, the Fields Medal

August 14, 2014

Congratulations to Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhan for her achievement and work in mathematics. “This is a great honour. I will be happy if it encourages young female scientists and mathematicians,” Mirzakhani was quoted as saying on Stanford’s website.
“I am sure there will be many more women winning this kind of award in coming years,” [...]