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Graduate Research Opportunities for Women 2022

Friday October 21 – Sunday October 23

Duke University

The GROW 2022 conference is aimed at women (cis-gendered, transgendered, or woman-identified) and nonbinary undergraduates considering graduate school in the mathematical sciences. Through talks, panels, and opportunities for conversation and networking, we will explore the tremendous diversity of lives and careers that can be build upon a Ph.D. in these fields.

Plenary Speaker

Hee Oh
Abraham Robinson Professor of Mathematics
Yale University

Featured Lectures

Emille Davie LawrenceLaure FlapanAnna HaenschAutumn KentRobin Wilson
Emille D. Lawrence
University of San Francisco
Laure Flapan
Michigan State University
Anna Haensch
Tufts University
Autumn Kent
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Robin Wilson
Cal Poly Pomona University


Apply to GROW 2022

We welcome applications through MathPrograms from women (cis-gendered, transgendered, or woman-identified) and nonbinary undergraduates at U.S. colleges or universities (including international students) who are considering graduate school in the mathematical sciences.

All applications received by August 1 will receive full consideration. We will continue to accept applications until September 1. Accepted applicants will be notified by September 15.


Presuming conditions allow, we plan to hold an in-person event at Duke University, Friday October 21 – Sunday October 23.

Conference announcements will be posted on this website – please check back for updates regarding:

    • Panelists
    • Schedule
    • Additional details

Contact us with inquiries or to request conference announcements and updates.

GROW will take place at Duke University in 2022 and 2023. Our lead organizer is Shira Viel and our scientific coordinator is Lillian Pierce. Our local organizing committee includes Paul BendichDorothy BuckXiuyuan ChengVeronica CiocanelNick CookAdam LevineJianfeng LuColleen Robles, and Marc Ryser

GROW is made possible by the Office of the Provost-Duke University, Trinity College of Arts and Sciences-Duke University, National Science Foundation, and the Department of Mathematics-Duke University in cooperation with the Association for Women in Mathematics. 

Previous GROW conferences took place at the University of Illinois East Campus (2021), University of Chicago (2020), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2019), University of Michigan (2018), and Northwestern (2015-17)

Additional resources.