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Join us for a watch party in AltspaceVR, the premier place to attend live shows, meetups, cool classes, and more with friendly people from around the world through the magic of Virtual Reality. 

Secrets of the Surface: The Mathematical Vision of Maryam Mirzakhani was filmed in Canada, Iran, and the United States, and examines the life and mathematical work of Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian immigrant to the United States who became a superstar in her field. In 2014, she was both the first woman and the first Iranian to be honored by mathematics’ highest prize, the Fields Medal.

Mirzakhani’s contributions are explained in the film by leading mathematicians and illustrated by animated sequences. Her mathematical colleagues from around the world, as well as former teachers, classmates, and students in Iran today, convey the deep impact of her achievements. The path of her education, success on Iran’s Math Olympiad team, and her brilliant work, make Mirzakhani an ideal role model for girls looking toward careers in science and mathematics.

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Space Explorers Academy