Difficult Dialogues in the Midwest: A Retrospective on the Impact of EDGE at Purdue University

Alejandra Alvarado, Donatella Danielli, Rachel Davis, Zenephia Evans, Edray Herber Goins

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EDGE 2016 was held at Purdue University from June 6 through July 2, 2016. This meeting brought together some 20 participants from the EDGE program along with alumni from the Midwest EDGE Cluster at Purdue, graduate students from the Purdue Chapter of AWM, and undergraduate students from the local REU titled PRiME (Purdue Research in Mathematics Experience). In this article, we discuss the impact of EDGE 2016 on Purdue University, as told by the Midwest EDGE Cluster and AWM advisor Donatella Danielli; Mini-Course leader Rachel Davis; Difficult Dialogue leader Zenephia Evans; and local organizers Alejandra Alvarado and Edray Goins.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAssociation for Women in Mathematics Series
Number of pages11
StatePublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameAssociation for Women in Mathematics Series
ISSN (Print)2364-5733
ISSN (Electronic)2364-5741


  • Difficult dialogues
  • EDGE cluster
  • Imposter Syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gender Studies
  • General Mathematics


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