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Girls Excel in Math (GEM) Calgary

Girls Excel in Math (GEM) Calgary is a Saturday enrichment program for grades 6 - 8 students who identify as girls. Students will have fun exploring mathematical topics that they would not normally see in the classroom. 

Students will begin in a large lecture hall with a session led by Lauren DeDieu. They will then split into a smaller classroom with other students from their school. This smaller session will be led by a teacher from their school, with support from undergraduate/graduate student volunteers.

Fall 2023 Dates: 

GEM will take place at the University of Calgary from 9am - 12pm on the following dates:

  • Saturday, Nov. 4th: Graph Colouring  
  • Saturday, Dec. 2nd: Cryptology  


Teachers can register their school for GEM by completing the following Google Form by Thursday, Oct. 12th (registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis):


Additional Information:

More information about GEM can be found HERE.

GEM Students
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