(National Science Foundation)
In middle school, 74% of girls express interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), but when choosing a college major, just 0.3% of high school girls select computer science.
I like to think that as the young lady in the video was walking away, she was making a plan to enter that science fair.
After all, what part of looking pretty, caring about your appearance, in this case, putting on lip gloss prevents you from being a techie?
I loved making computers do my bidding. If I'd been wearing a miniskirt, painting my nails and so forth, why would that have to have changed? It wouldn't!
What part of being a woman should prevent you from enjoying using your imagination to change the world?
Why should looking pretty, dressing beautifully, in a feminine fashion be demeaning?
A world where intelligence and sex and masculinity and femininity are all thought of as separate from one another.
One does not imply any other