History

On a snowy winter day in 2014, teachers at the Speyer Legacy School dreamed up the idea of a math competition for elementary and middle school girls, to foster their passion for math at an early age.

They enlisted the team at Math-M-Addicts to bring their idea to life.  And so, GAIM was born—a community-building, mind-bending, fun-as-heck math event for girls in grades 3-8.  Teams of four girls from the same school compete together to unravel mathematical puzzles inspired by phenomenal women from history.

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Now in our fourth year, GAIM remains committed to bringing you a two round team competition with mind-bending games and activities to round out the day.   Thanks to feedback from our end-of-season surveys, we’ve experimented with the format. We’ve also expanded the breadth of the complexity of the competition.

We hope everyone leaves GAIM 2019 with new memories and curiosity piqued!