Project Description

1987

Jean Springer has loved math and science from her very earliest years in Jamaica.
Immigrating to Canada after university, Jean continued her studies while raising three young children. After completing her PhD in Mathematics, Jean taught and went on to become Chair of the Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering and also Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology at Mount Royal College.
Jean helped found and lead the Alberta Women’s Science Network, working to attract and retain women in science, technology, engineering and math professions.