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Maryam Mirzakhani is the first woman to ever win the Fields Medal – known as the “Nobel Prize of mathematics” – in recognition of her contributions to the understanding of the symmetry of curved surfaces.
Some extra info:
- Iranian woman wins maths’ top prize, the Fields medal (New Scientist)
- A Tenacious Explorer of Abstract Surfaces (Quantum Magazine)
- Maryam Mirzakhani: ‘The more I spent time on maths, the more excited I got’ (The Guardian)
- Top Mathematics Prize Awarded to a Woman for First Time (Time)
- A 2008 interview (PDF)
- Maryam Mirzakhani (Wikipedia entry)
And a nice photo drawn from the Quantum Magazine article linked above: