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The 2020 Fund
The 2020 Fund supports and promotes the scholarship of Black mathematicians.

Make a gift AMS leadership established the fund in June of 2020 in solidarity with Black Lives Matter activism, and as part of our Action Plan to address our Society's history of racist behavior. The 2020 Fund is one of the ways we're working to address systemic inequities in the mathematical community. The fund works toward our mission to "advance the status of the profession of mathematics, encouraging and facilitating full participation of all individuals."



One goal of this fund is to support the AMS Claytor-Gilmer Fellowship, which aims to support research of mid-career Black mathematicians. A second goal is to build an endowment that reflects the long-term commitment that the AMS has made to addressing these issues. Further goals will be developed, informed by the Task Force on Understanding and Documenting the Historical Role of the AMS in Racial Discrimination's work and donors' philanthropic priorities.

The AMS and our Board of Trustees made pledges to kick off the fund. Join us and donate to the 2020 Fund to support and promote the work of Black mathematicians. Thank you.

Ludovic Tangpi awarded 2023-2024 Claytor-Gilmer Fellowship

Ludovic Tangpi in shirt and sweater
Ludovic Tangpi

Ludovic Tangpi, an assistant professor in Princeton University’s Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, has been awarded the third annual AMS Claytor-Gilmer Fellowship.

Tangpi’s research interests include applied probability, stochastic control, and their applications in quantitative finance, including risk management, super hedging, and large population games.

I am truly humbled and honored to be awarded this year’s AMS Claytor-Gilmer Fellowship. To receive recognition from such a highly regarded organization means a lot to me. Being awarded this fellowship not only celebrates my achievements, but it also motivates and encourages me to continue to make meaningful contributions to the mathematical community. -- Ludovic Tangpi


Photo credits: Suzanne Weekes photo by Kate Awtrey, Atlanta Convention Photography; Abba Gumel image courtesy of AMS; Ludovic Tangpi photo courtesy David Kelly Crow.