In RP, women smarter than men in math

Women in the Philippines are better than men when it comes to mathematics, and there’s data to prove it.

According to two consecutive studies of the Trends in International Science and Mathematics Study (TIMSS), women excel more in math than men, based on overall performance.

Dr. Ester B. Ogena, director of the Science Education Institute, said such studies show that though empowering women in the scientific field is an uphill climb, it is very possible to achieve that goal.

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