The Math Problem
Math Anxiety is Real
Up to 93% of Americans experience math anxiety — and kids with a fear of math perform worse at the subject.
Girls and minorities enter STEM and tech careers at a drastically lower rate.
Math isn't Fun
School curricula focus on memorization and formulas, not problem-solving and collaboration.
STEM Shortages Continue
The U.S. will be short 1.1 million STEM workers by 2024.
Math is a Solo Sport
Math is often seen as an individual activity, one where you succeed and fail on your own.
Our Solution: A Magical Approach to Math
The Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival (JRMF) envisions a world where every child celebrates math.
We are making this world a reality through math festivals.
The Math Festival Difference
Our math festivals help:
- Build confidence
- Promote inclusion
- Inspire joy
- Value play
- Create community
When children attend our math festivals, they connect, create, and build together. They learn the limitless possibilities of math, solving complex problems that can change the world.