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July 1 2014

The Factual Feminist: Gender Bias Not Keeping Women from Pursuing Higher Math

Charlotte Hays

The Factual Feminist (Christina Hoff Sommers) is back and this time she addresses the question of why women are underrepresented in higher math. The Factual Feminist talks about Harvard’s famous Math 55 class—said to be the most difficult math class in the country. And guess what? At the end of the course, it is almost always all male. Why?

The popular answer given by the feminist lobby is sexual discrimination. The Factual Feminist has a more fact-based answer. 


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