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Women Mathematicians Who Helped Save Lives During WW II

If you want to help your kids or grandkids learn more history about interesting ways that women contributed to saving lives during World War II, look no farther than  518 more words

Parents And Technology

Great Minds: Katherine Johnson, Human Computer

The SciShow is a great channel, you may want to bookmark it!  Here is a video on a “human computer,” a woman who graduated college at 18 with 2 degrees and a pioneer for women in the math.


Florence Nightingale saved more lives with her math than her nursing

There is a problem in all the STEM (science, technology, engineering,and mathematics) disciplines with women not getting credit for the work they do. Florence Nightingale is most famous for her service in the Crimean war where she was the nursing supervisor of a cohort of nurses she trained. 744 more words

Math Sets You Free

Stop being stupid and keeping women out of math

I work at the University of Guelph where the students in the math major are close to half female, over 50% roughly as often as under. 974 more words

Math Fear

A postscriptum on diversity and learning a language

“The man of the East cannot take Americans seriously because they have never undergone the experiences that teach men how relative their judgments and thinking habits are.

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Women In Math

On Exploring a Brilliant Light

You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere. (Lee Iacocca, business leader)

Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.

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Exploring Series

Speaking and Visibility: How Google Docs Can Create Co-Presence in Non-Arts Classrooms

I work in the Faculty of Math at the University of Waterloo. I was hired as part of a massive project to rethink communications for both native speakers of English and non-native speakers of English. 1,547 more words

Divides And Boundaries