Featured Speakers

Mahmoud Harding, Data Science 4 Everyone
Sunday, June 23, 1:15 p.m.

Mahmoud Harding is a NC native who has taught math and data science at NCSSM and NC State for the past several years. He enjoys developing course material and collaborating with colleagues on projects. From 2002 to 2017 he taught in the Middle East at both university and secondary schools. Previously, he worked as a programmer at Vf Corporation and as a systems analyst at both IBM and Revlon. Currently, he works for Data Science 4 Everyone as an instructional designer and advocate for the inclusion of data literacy and science in K-12 education.

David Kung, The University of Texas at Austin, Charles A. Dana Center
Monday, June 24, 4:45 p.m.

As a mathematician with deep experience across mathematics organizations, Dave works closely with the Conference Board of Mathematical Sciences, its member organizations, and other groups. Through these partnerships, Dave builds consensus with the field around equitable, research-based innovations that ensure students have access to and find success in mathematics courses and pathways aligned to their aspirations.

Dave represents the Charles A. Dana Center regularly at conferences and through the media to broadly communicate current thinking within the field, bringing education organizations and the public together in conversations around effective teaching and learning strategies, enabling policy conditions, mathematics education research, and innovations in the field.

Diana Davis '03, Phillips Exeter Academy
Wednesday, June 26, 4:45 p.m.

Diana teaches math, coaches girls cross country and is a dorm head at PEA. She previously created and taught problem-centered, discussion-based math classes at Northwestern University, Williams College and Swarthmore College. Outside of teaching and pedagogy, she does research in geometry, dynamical systems, and gerrymandering. Diana, a 2003 graduate of Exeter, has worked at the conference since 2004 and as a leader since 2012. She loves to create opportunities for people to think deeply about math and discuss it with each other.