Tag: equity

Episode 4 – Math is for Girls!

Today women earn 45% of the undergraduate degrees in mathematics (NSF, 2008a), but women make up only 17% of university faculty in mathematics (NSF, 2008b). What causes this decline? In this episode we talk about the article Mathletes: Only for boys? https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/math-isnt-just-boys