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PI BEFORE DINNER PODCASTS
Connecting folks to the "heart" and "soul" of mathematics. Your inspiration for learning and teaching math with Dr. Lou.
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Science, Slavery and Black Futurism
In Part 1 of the Ubuntu Black History in Math series, Dr. Lou and Dr. Jennifer Stimpson, 2021 Albert Einstein Congressional Fellow discuss the role of science and Black bodies during slavery, the wisdom of Black science in history, and the future of science in Black communities. Part 1 of 4. Air date: February 3, 2021
Conquering Paycheck to Paycheck: Wealth Building Mindsets
Join Dr. Lou and Black wealth champion Terri K Stewart host of the Sovereign Life with Terri2Kool podcast as they discuss the mathematical mindset of wealth building and overcoming the challenges of living paycheck to paycheck. Terrisa ‘Terri2Kool or Terri K’ Stewart is a millennial Black woman in tech. She is an alumni of Berkeley Institute (Class of 2007), Bermuda College (Class of 2009), Spelman College (Class of 2012), and Georgia State University (Class of 2014). Terrisa has experience in both the information technology and media industries, particularly radio and social media. Whether online or in person, Terrisa aims to do everything with unwavering passion. She is committed to influencing her generation to actively build wealth and pass on generational healing, not trauma, to those coming behind us.
Building Beautiful Black Businesses
In Part 1 of the Thrive in Math series, Dr. Lou interviews Dr. Tracy Timberlake, a multi-award winning business coach aka the "Entrepreneur Whisperer," featured on TEDX, NBC, CBS, and Entrepreneur Magazine. Dr. Lou and Dr. Tracy speak to the power of building Black businesses in mathematics and community. What would mathematics and education look like centered in Black businesses?
Beautiful Mind! Living and Thriving with ADHD
So many adults and children have suffered under the stigmas, and impact of having ADHD or ADHD "like" brains. Join Dr. Lou and Lisa Betts-Lacroix, renowned actor and speaking coach as discuss their experiences and inspire how people live and thrive with ADHD in our community. S2 E09 Air Date January 20th, 2021
Teaching the Brilliance of Black Boys in Mathematics
In this episode, Dr. Lou hosts a critical conversation with Black men on teaching to the brilliance of Black boys in mathematics featuring leading national mathematics scholar, Dr. Christopher Jett, and master math educators, Dr. Nevels Nevels, and Gregory Lakey, on the Inspire Math Foundation's Pi Before Dinner: Talking Math with Dr. Lou which airs on facebook live and youtube Wednesday at 7:30pm eastern. Join the facebook group Pi Before Dinner or go to pibeforedinner.com/live to watch! Air Date: S2E05 November 18, 2020
Black Brown and Bruised in STEM February 10th
In this episode Dr. Lou talks with Dr. Ebony McGee, national STEM scholar and author of Black, Brown, Bruised: How Racialized STEM Education Stifles Innovation. Join in as they discuss the amazing stories of success in STEM beyond racial discrimination, stereotyping, and hostile environments. S2 E12 Air Date: February 10th, 2021
Pi Before Dinner: Talking Math with Dr. Lou
Mathematics and the Human Spirit
In this episode Dr. Lou talk with nationally acclaimed mathematics educator, Beatrice Moore about her extensive career as a leading mathematics coach and creator. We also discuss the significant movements of change in 2020 for Black teachers and parents, the role of mathematics, and the challenges ahead. Air Date: December 16, 2020