Ronalda Benjamin draws on her own experiences growing up in an under-privileged community and asks whether people from such backgrounds are more inclined to collaborate than to compete. Illustration by…
Sarah Selkirk discusses the large gender disparity in participation of women in mathematics competitions, and how we can change or create new mathematical enrichment programs to be more gender inclusive and thus attract more women to mathematics and mathematics-based careers.
Daniel Page writes of his belief that it is possible “to leverage our innate competitive drive into behaviour that is healthy, productive and pro-social.”
Sophie Marques argues that each person’s “best” is an inner process. Is it possible that competition is pushing us away from the best version of ourselves?