# “Girls Can’t Do Math”: How Unconscious Bias Leads to Gender Gaps in STEM

How we teach mathematics can discourage women from pursuing computation-heavy fields.

How we teach mathematics can discourage women from pursuing computation-heavy fields.

Their newly designed mathematical method helps choose who to treat first when resources and data are scarce.

Charlotte’s Web provides mentorship, networking and support to women and non-binary people who are pursuing careers in math.

According to the study, white teachers and teachers of color showed implicit biases toward white-sounding names and boys over girls.

Athanassios Fokas’ breakthrough on the Lindelöf hypothesis may have far-reaching implications for fields like cybersecurity and quantum computing.

It’s not about being right: Neel Tiruviluamala, a popular faculty member in residence at USC Village, inspires college students to be curious.

Numbers ninja Bradley Rava searches for insights in statistics, from risk for corporate cyber attacks to factors that influence horse races.

Put your ‘math anxiety’ aside: These instructional demonstrations make things like the Pythagorean Theorem entertaining, too.

Thousands of teenage girls gather at Galen Center for the hit film about three African-American women who helped NASA put a man in space.

The Joan Herman and Richard Rasiej Mathematics Initiative will explore strategies to support current teachers.

The legendary scholar’s work in communications helped usher in the digital age.

A multilinguist with a love of his Czech homeland, the mathematician specialized in differential equations and control theory.

Ninety percent of the world’s data was created in the last two years. What we do with it will change the future.

A new master’s degree uses engineering, computer science, math and spatial sciences principles to prepare graduates facing information challenges.

Albert Lee applies computer science to economic data and specializes in consulting for the government.

USC Dornsife’s Aaron Lauda will use a fellowship to pursue his research of theoretical mathematics.

Algorithm helps social workers determine how best to get their message to those at risk.

USC Rossier and Mattel Children’s Foundation launch STEM curriculum for fourth-graders.

Shang-Hua Teng receives a five-year grant that allows him to pursue the ‘long game.’

The scholar of strange shapes and unimaginable dimensions will study newly discovered connections between two fields of mathematics.

Using the tools of knot theory, a professor works with USC undergraduates to help high school students grasp the complexities of mathematics.

Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Edward Blum, who taught at USC Dornsife for more than 40 years, has died.