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Meera Desai is the creator of Awesome Math Girls and created this website when she was in 8th Grade. Meera loves math and enjoys problem-solving. Meera’s mission is to reach out to middle school and high school girls to help them appreciate and enjoy the beautiful field of mathematics and math competitions. Meera has given various talks on why math is awesome, why all girls should love math, and why girls should excel at it. Meera is also a blogger for Mathematical Association of America’s Math Values where bloggers explore the diverse voices of mathematics and discusses topics related to and affected by mathematics.

Meera is an advocate to increase the presence, performance, and visibility of girls in math competitions.

Meera is currently attending a college in the San Francisco Bay Area.

In addition to math, Meera loves dancing and skiing.

Meera’s Math Competitions Experience:

Mathematical Olympiad Program (MOP)

Team Selection Tests for European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad

United States of America Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO)

United States of America Junior Mathematical Olympiad (USAJMO)

Math Prize for Girls @ MIT

American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME)

AMC 8/AMC 10/AMC 12

Princeton University Mathematics Competition (PUMaC)

Harvard MIT Math Tournament (HMMT)

Canadian Intermediate Mathematics Contest

Canadian Senior Mathematics Contest

The Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge

Fermat Contest, University of Waterloo

Purple Comet

Math Kangaroo

Math Camps/Online Courses Experience:

Mathematical Olympiad Program (MOP)

Prove It! Math Academy

Awesome Math Summer Camp

Art of Problem Solving – AIME Preparation Courses

Art of Problem Solving – Olympiad Geometry

Art of Problem Solving – Worldwide Online Olympiad Training, 2017-18 and 2018-19

Global Impact (Source: Google Analytics and updated March 31, 2020):

Since its inception, visitors from 123 countries have visited the site.


The top 10 countries with the most monthly active unique visitors are [Source: Google Analytics and updated as of March 31, 2020]:

  1. United States
  2. Canada
  3. United Kingdom
  4. India
  5. Australia
  6. France
  7. Russia
  8. China
  9. Brazil
  10. New Zealand

The top 10 states within the United States with the most monthly active unique visitors are:

  1. California
  2. Illinois
  3. New York
  4. Massachussets
  5. Texas
  6. New Jersey
  7. Washington
  8. Virginia
  9. Pennsylvania
  10. Florida

Meera’s Awesome Math Girls