Coming Up

SUMIT 2018
February 3 and 4
The Broad Institute
Cambridge, MA 02142

SUMIT 2018


What is SUMIT? SUMIT is a fun, mathematically-intense, fully collaborative math adventure for girls in grades 6-10 who like math. SUMIT is a large-scale math collaboration. It is an in-person event designed to encourage new friendships between girls who like math.
When and where does SUMIT 2018 take place? SUMIT 2018 will take place at the Broad Institute, 415 Main Street, in Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA. SUMIT 2018 will be run twice, once on February 3, 2018 and once on February 4, 2018. Participants may only participate on one of these dates. Both runs will go from 8:45am to 4:30pm.
How are girls chosen to participate in SUMIT? At each SUMIT event there are a certain number of slots for girls from each grade. These slots will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis as soon as registration opens. If you register after all slots for your grade have been filled, you will be placed on a wait list.
What does it cost to participate in SUMIT? Upon receiving an email confirming your registration, a $50 registration fee will be required. This fee will be waived for students who demonstrate financial need. There are no other fees associated with this event.
Who should register to participate in SUMIT? SUMIT is for girls in grades 6-10 who love math. If you don't particularly enjoy math, but want to give math a try, please consider enrolling in the Girls' Angle club.
Do I need to have a certain math background to participate? No. No special math background is necessary. All you need is enjoyment for thinking about math and an open mind.
Is SUMIT a math competition? No. SUMIT is fully collaborative. Participants must learn to communicate well with each other and join forces to overcome big challenges. Participants will succeed or fail as a group.
Are there snow dates? Yes. In case of bad weather, the February 3, 2018 event will be moved to February 10, 2018 and the February 4, 2018 event will be moved to February 11, 2018.

About Girls' Angle

At our club, girls work directly with mentors, who are mostly women on the mathematics career path or related fields, including undergraduate math majors, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in mathematics. Our instruction is custom-tailored to the individual. Our main goal is to help girls improve the way they think using mathematics as an ideal vehicle. We aim to prepare girls to solve the yet unsolved.

For more information, please visit Read our bimonthly Girls' Angle Bulletin here or visit our blog.