Asha Rao's and Sophie Calabretto's two-part podcast on Mathematics Education and Imposter Syndrome

In this two-part podcast I interviewed Prof Asha Rao from RMIT University and Dr Sophie Calabretto from Macquarie University on Mathematics Education and Women in Mathematics. This is an ACEMS Random Sample podcast and the first part is available at

It was a great chat on why maths is needed, how it can help us in our careers and how we can go about learning mathematics. Asha and Sophie gave different viewpoints cementing the importance of a good mathematics education.

The second part is available at In this part we discussed the imposter syndrome and how it affects women. More importantly, we talked about how to increase female participation in mathematics.

Sevvandi Kandanaarachchi
Lecturer, Mathematical Sciences