American Institute of Mathematics (AIM)
Brianna Donaldson (PhD, Indiana University) has served as Director of Special Projects since 2008 at the American Institute of Mathematics (AIM), one of six NSF-funded math research institutes in the U.S. Donaldson oversees national-level education, workforce development, and public outreach projects that contribute to the broader impacts of AIM’s work as an institute. At AIM, she has developed the Math Teachers’ Circle Network from 6 initial sites into a major national mathematics education initiative that encompasses more than 140 sites in 38 states and involves approximately 2,500 teachers and 400 mathematicians. Her efforts to promote increased diversity in mathematics have included serving as a Co-PI for the NSF-sponsored Research Experiences for Undergraduate Faculty program and as the lead organizer for a Math Teachers’ Circle training workshop sponsored by the MAA for teachers of underrepresented students. She serves on multiple national-level advisory boards and committees related to increasing diversity in STEM fields.