Women in Math

Stuff Mom Never Told You explores the women in math equation. © Peter M. Fisher/Corbis

One of history's earliest-known female mathematicians was Hypatia, a scholar and philosopher who was later stoned to death by an angry mob. While conditions have certainly improved for math-loving women today, plenty of obstacles still remain to attracting more girls and women into these numbers-driven disciplines.

Topics in this Podcast: women, math, STEM, STEM series