MFOA -- Mathematics Foundation of America
Mathematics Foundation of America
The Mathematics Foundation of America (MFOA) was
founded to administer
Canada/USA Mathcamp, a
for mathematically talented high school students. The broader mission
of MFOA is
education, inspiration, and community-building
with a pre-collegiate focus.
MFOA's administrative functions with respect to Mathcamp consist in
- overseeing Mathcamp's operations;
- recruiting talented staff and visitors to maintain the vibrant
- seeking more applicants from target outreach groups;
- fundraising for Mathcamp's operational budget and scholarships.
Projects to advance the mission include
- talent incubation, through programs that identify talented
at ages 10-12 and provide them with access to mathematical resources in
order to stem
- mentorship and support of mathematically talented students;
- developing metrics for studying factors related to talent
MFOA is a non-profit organization, created in 1995 under the Non-Profit Corporations Act of South Carolina.
It is a non-member organization run by a self-perpetuating board of
directors. The term of a director is three years; the terms are renewable.
Board of Directors and Executive Body
Daniel Zaharopol (Executive Director, the Art of Problem Solving Foundation) -- Chair, Board of Directors
Mira Bernstein (Mathematical Sciences Advisory Board Member, Proof School) -- Executive Director
David Savitt (Associate Professor, Mathematics, University of Arizona) -- Deputy Director
Allan Adams (Associate Professor, Physics, Massachusetts Institute
of Technology) -- Director
Gregory Burnham (Bridgewater Associates) -- Director
|Postal mail||MFOA, 129 Hancock St., Cambridge MA,