Summer series of Maths4Girls inspiration events @4pm
23 Apr 2021

We are holding a series of free, online, live 30 minute panel-style events to give young people insight into a range of exciting and rewarding careers that maths can offer.

We’d like to invite you and your young person to join us to meet our speakers. Discover more about their jobs, what their job entails, why it makes a difference and how they got there. Ask them your questions during these live events to find out more!

Please contact louise.maule@founders4schools.org.uk for further details.

We’re holding 6 half hour virtual sessions, to celebrate and learn about all things maths! These sessions can be attended as a one off or as a series of events, and are designed for students and educators, and we also welcome any parents who wish to join the student sessions.

For this event we bring together industry professionals from a range of sectors to share insights with students about how they use maths every day in their careers. Discover the range of careers, and skills needed to succeed!

Who is the event for?

The events are designed for secondary school students across the UK and educators including support staff, SMT, subject teachers and Career Leads. Parents may join should they wish to accompany their children.

Book a place for your class to help them gain insight into what can be a rewarding career path for many.


Summer series of Maths4Girls inspiration events @4pm

29th April, 4pm - 4.30pm

Maths of the future: Meet inspirational speakers who have impressive careers in areas such as fintech, digital, cyber security and research. Understand how the skills of today lead to the jobs of tomorrow.

13th May, 4pm - 4.30pm

The maths of risk: Why are some people scared of flying but not driving? Why do some people keep their savings under their bed and others put it in a bank? Who decides whether something is risky or not? Meet the people who work with risk every day.

27th May, 4pm - 4.30pm

The maths of persuasion: Do you believe the adverts? Do you ever question the news? And is it possible for people to change their behaviour? Meet our experts who work in marketing and behaviour change.

10th May, 4pm - 4.30pm

Maths and the Global Goals: 17 Goals, with the power to create a better world by 2030, by ending poverty, fighting inequality and addressing the urgency of climate change. It is up to all of us, governments, businesses and the general public to work together to build a better future for everyone. Meet our experts who are doing just that.

24th June, 4pm - 4.30pm

Maths of an athlete: Incremental gains, recovery times, personal bests and cutting edge equipment and techniques. Meet our experts who use maths in sport.

8th July, 4pm - 4.30pm

Maths to solve a crime: How is maths used to prevent and solve criminal activity? Meet our experts who are doing just that..


Why are these events important?

F4S will share positive, authentic and motivational stories about careers that use maths every day, and showcase the range of careers pathways that students can take towards this. These sessions are opportunities for students to learn from role models, and to allow young people to understand the diverse range of careers pathways open to them.

These events will provide essential support for young people in considering and pursuing their career choices and inspire them to take better informed decisions about their future.

How does it work?

Educators and students are invited to attend the sessions in the programme above. Booking will take place on Eventbrite here. Educators and students will then log in to the webinar on the date and time of the event (either remotely or in class). Sessions will be recorded and uploaded to our YouTube channel for those not able to attend in person.

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