TED Talks speaker Olympia LePoint discusses the fear of math.
Lets Talk Community with Lupe LLerenas is a show that focuses on community involvement. On this episode Lupe interviews Olympia LePoint, who is a NASA rocket scientist, author, TED Talks speaker, and a part-time Math professor at Pierce College and Pasadena City College. Olympia discusses her book Mathaphobia and reprogramming the brain to overcome fears. She also talks about her challenges with math, growing up in South Central Los Angeles in the 80’s, and being bussed into Hamilton High School’s Music Academy for performing arts.