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“Girls Just Don’t Like Computer Science” Isn’t a Good Enough Excuse

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Why a lack of women in the tech industry is a problem

Knowing how technology works opens up more opportunities

Tech is becoming an increasingly vital part of society

The skills gap

Why do girls opt out of computer science classes in schools?

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Lack of visible role models

The curriculum needs an overhaul

Lack of exposure at an early age

Shortage of teachers

Preconceptions about tech

If we want to get more girls involved in tech, we need to encourage them from an early age

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