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Meet Cecilia Bayne, mathematics and political science student

Senior Cecilia Bayne enjoys a challenge on and off the field.

As captain of the women’s lacrosse team and president of the college’s Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) chapter, Bayne is a mathematics major who gives a whole new meaning to the word “mathlete.” 630 more words

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

Disrespecting Women in Science: Crunching the Numbers

One of the themes Occupy Math has been following is that, if you know math, you can provide hard evidence of discrimination. A wonderful example of this just blew up all over the interwebs. 1,075 more words

Math Sets You Free

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