Here’s a thoughtful TED talk from Laura Overdeck of bedtime math. I’ve highlighted this website before and I think it’s such a brilliant idea for kids! Laura was the lone girl in her astrophysics undergraduate studies, so she has a great vantage point from which to give this stellar talk (pun intended! 🙂 ).
She has lots of great points. In particular, I liked these three simple recommendations for women–and for everyone:
- Don’t play the lottery.
- Don’t say you hate math.
- Don’t ask others to calculate the tip.