Why We Shouldn’t Teach Girls to Code
Mrs Smith

“In other words: We shouldn’t be teaching women to code in a world where the skills they currently possess are about to become more valuable than anything men are stereotyped as being better at.”

So, skills uniquely feminine are legitimate while skills uniquely masculine are stereotypes?

I did not like this article. The issue with women not being in coding isn’t, in my mind, that they aren’t there; it’s that they aren’t there because of unique incentives and disincentives that are gendered. If women just naturally didn’t want to code, that would not bother me in the slightest.

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