Phylecia Jones: How Can We Encourage Girls To Keep Pursuing Math?
Part 1 of theTED Radio Hour episode Don't Fear Math.
About Phylecia Jones's TED Talk
Why do so many teen girls lose interest in math? Phylecia Jones explores how we can get more women involved in STEM by starting with a simple idea: tell every girl in your life she's great at math.
About Phylecia Jones
Before becoming an entrepreneur, Jones launched her career as a computer scientist for the U.S. Navy serving sailors and soldiers across the globe. She has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, and a master's degree in Systems Engineering.
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