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Why Aren’t More Girls Attracted To Physics?

You don’t need to be a social scientist to know there is a gender diversity problem in technology. The tech industry in Silicon Valleyand across the nation is overwhelmingly male-dominated.
That isn’t to say there aren’t women working at tech firms.Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo! andSheryl Sandbergof Facebook have raised the profile of women at high tech firms. But those prominent exceptions do not accurately portray who makes up theengineeringranks at those and other tech companies.

Read the rest and listen to the story on Morning Edition.
(Photo: iStockPhoto)

npr:

Why Aren’t More Girls Attracted To Physics?

You don’t need to be a social scientist to know there is a gender diversity problem in technology. The tech industry in Silicon Valleyand across the nation is overwhelmingly male-dominated.

That isn’t to say there aren’t women working at tech firms.Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo! andSheryl Sandbergof Facebook have raised the profile of women at high tech firms. But those prominent exceptions do not accurately portray who makes up theengineeringranks at those and other tech companies.

Read the rest and listen to the story on Morning Edition.

(Photo: iStockPhoto)