Bonus Episode 3: Gender and Sexual Orientation Among STEM Nobel Prize Laureates

This is a recording of the talk I gave at the UBC Gender Equity & STEM Virtual Conference on November 14, 2020. Abstract: One of the most famous awards in history, the Nobel prizes are given for the most important academic, cultural, and scientific advances around the world. Nobel laureates are some of the topContinue reading “Bonus Episode 3: Gender and Sexual Orientation Among STEM Nobel Prize Laureates”

Promo: UBC Gender Equity & STEM Virtual Conference

Since I don’t yet have the next proper podcast episode recorded and ready, I wanted to share with you all one of the other things I’ve been working on the last little while. I’m the founder and president of a volunteer group called the UBC Young Women for STEM which seeks to reduce the genderContinue reading “Promo: UBC Gender Equity & STEM Virtual Conference”

Bonus Episode 2: Intelligent Speech Conference Talk

This bonus episode is a recording of the talk I gave at the Intelligent Speech Summer 2020 online podcasting conference! I speak about four women from scientific history: Hypatia of Alexandria, St. Hildegard of Bingen, Ada Lovelace, and Tu Youyou. They lived in time periods as far apart as Ancient Greece and the Modern DayContinue reading “Bonus Episode 2: Intelligent Speech Conference Talk”

Bonus Episode 1: The Most Epic Math Club Ever

This is a bonus episode on Pythagoreanism, AKA the Most Epic Math Club Ever. A religious cult and school of mathematics combined, Pythagoreanism has had a lasting impact on science and philosophy. I’ll discuss the religious influences on Pythagoreanism, early Pythagorean beliefs, some of the most famous early Pythagoreans, its link to medieval European education,Continue reading “Bonus Episode 1: The Most Epic Math Club Ever”