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December 15, 2015

Margot Gerritsen: A diverse team leads to higher revenue and better solutions

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Director of the Stanford Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering (ICME), Margot Gerritsen discusses her commitment to encouraging companies and institutes to increase the number of women in computational math and STEM fields to 30% by 2030.

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Co-Founder, WiDS Worldwide

Margot Gerritsen is a Professor at Stanford University and co-founder and co-director of WiDS Worldwide. Her expertise is in computational mathematics. She is particularly fond of computational fluid dynamics and linear algebra. Margot received her MS from TU Delft and her PhD from Stanford. Prior to her position at Stanford, she spent five years as a faculty member at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Margot was born and raised in the Netherlands and left the flat lands in 1990 in search of hillier and sunnier places. She still has her Dutch accent. She currently lives in the Oregon mountains with her partner Paul.