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:

Did we send ya’ll a copy of Introductory Calculus for Infants when R was born?

http://www.thinkgeek.com/product/ebcf/

Nope! It’s on our wish list though :-).