Minding My Math Business is a five-day inclusive summer program for Black and Brown youth to learn rigorous mathematics that develops the young scholars’ mathematical identity and celebrates them as gifted mathematicians. Additionally, the young scholars engage in and learn about mindfulness and meditative interventions for overcoming negative emotions that often accompany math anxiety.
The educational program provides a curriculum for 6-8 grade youth in the morning followed by 9-12 grade youth in the afternoon.
Minding My Math Business is expected to return on June 10 - 14, 2024. Check back during the spring 2024 for more information.
Registration is free to participate in Minding My Math Business. Program participation is limited due to capacity.
This program is organized by WKU professors from the Departments of Mathematics and Counseling & Student Affairs in partnership with For a Real Change, Inc. and The Kelly M. Burch Institute for Transformative Practices in Higher Education.
The 2023 program is presented thanks to a grant from the WKU Sisterhood.
We have answers to some of our frequently asked questions about Minding My Math Business. We want to make sure you have all the information you need before and after you register or your youth register for the program. Take some time to review this page along with the Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more about this program.
Frequently Asked Questions
Sponsorships and Donations
We have three sponsorship levels available for anyone interested in being a program sponsor for My Sister is Succeeding. If your business is interested in being a program sponsor, please contact [email protected] for our sponsorship information. Individual donations, can be submitted using our donate page. Please add "My Sister is Succeeding" where it provides space for notes.
In addition, if your group would like to donate snacks or supplies, please also email [email protected].
Aurelia Spaulding, For a Real Change
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