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Jeanette Shakalli

Country of origin: Panama Currently in: Panama, Panama City General field of specialization: Mathematical sciences
Academic Background


2012 Doctorate Mathematical sciences
2007 Undergraduate Mathematical sciences
Research and Profession

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Dr. Shakalli currently serves as the Executive Director of the Panamanian Foundation for the Promotion of Mathematics (FUNDAPROMAT) with the purpose of promoting the study of mathematics in the Republic of Panama.


Panamanian Association for the Advancement of Science (APANAC)
IEEE Panama Section
Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
American Mathematical Society (AMS)
Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)
International Mathematical Union (IMU)
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

May 2007
Senior GE Prize for Mathematics Majors
The Senior GE Prize for Mathematics Majors is an award sponsored by the General Electric Foundation given to a senior major in the Department of Mathematics of the University of Notre Dame who, in the opinion of the members of the faculty, excelled in mathematics in the senior year.
Aug 2007
The W. E. Coppage Fellowship for Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics of Texas A&M University awarded The W. E. Coppage Fellowship to Dr. Shakalli from 2007 until 2008.
Apr 2017
One of the Twenty Faces of the MAA
Dr. Shakalli was recognized as One of the Twenty Faces of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) in the April/May 2017 edition of their magazine MAA FOCUS.
Mar 2019
IEEE Senior Member
IEEE Senior Membership is an honor bestowed only to those who have made significant contributions to the profession.
Jun 2019
Rotarian of the Year
The Rotary Club of Panama recognized Dr. Shakalli as the Rotarian of the Year 2018-2019.
Oct 2019
Featured Mathematician in the Lathisms Calendar 2019
Lathisms showcases the contributions of Latinx and Hispanic mathematicians during Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated in the United States from September 15 until October 15 every year.

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