Another New Award Honoring Maryam Mirzakhani

Maryam Mirzakhani

A new award for women mathematicians in honor of Maryam Mirzakhani has been established recently: The Breakthrough Foundation’s Maryam Mirzakhani New Frontiers Prize “for early-career women in math.”

Among her many honors, Maryam Mirzakhani was the first woman awarded the Fields Medal. She passed away in July 2017 at the age of 40. See our post here about another award established in her honor.

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