The first Math in Motion…Girls in Gear! was a Durham District School Board event organized by Judy Shanks in 2004. Since 2012 it becomes an annual outreach event of the department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences (CMS) at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC). The event is organized and run by a motivated and dedicated committee of women, most of whom are alumni or faculty of CMS.
H.B.Sc., Comp. Sci. & Math (UTSC), B.Ed. (OISE/UT)
Prior to teaching, Judy worked in the Financial Services industry. Currently Judy teaches mathematics and is a Math Club and Competitive Math Team advisor at Pickering High School, DDSB, on the writing team for the Fryer, Galois and Hypatia Mathematics Contests, is the creator of Math in Motion … Girls in Gear!, and a co-creator of Think About Math at the University of Waterloo. Judy has eight siblings, is married with two adult children, and enjoys travelling, live theatre, reading, playing bridge and socializing with friends.
H.B.Sc with high distinction (UTSC), M.Sc. (UTSG), Ph.D. (UTSG)
Kathleen is an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, in the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Toronto and Scarborough.
H.B.Sc, Math & Geo (UTSC),B.Ed. (OISE/UT), M.A, Mathematics & Statistics (York)
Carol is the Assistant Curriculum Leader for Math and Computer Science at North Toronto Collegiate Institute in Toronto. She is passionate about students using technology to experience, communicate about and create math in different ways. Carol is a member of several organizations including Math in Motion…Girls in Gear! and is the treasurer of the Scarborough Association for Mathematics Education. Carol enjoys spending time with her husband and son, reading, doing puzzles, skiing and binge watching television series involving music, cooking, or conspiracy theories.