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Importance of Math
Why do I need to learn math? That’s not an uncommon question for middle- and high-school students to ask. Watch this video with girls to help them understand why learning math is important—whatever career they may pursue. As the role models in this video point out, math is about so much more than memorizing things for that test tomorrow. Whether or not they seek math as a potential career, girls will discover that learning math is empowering, and that it provides tools for success in everyday life.
Our Empowerment Lessons are based on two-minute video clips that feature a number of accomplished, diverse and inspiring women. These real-world role models share straight-to-the-point career insights and advice – so the videos clips serve as the ideal jumping-off point for an in-depth learning experience.