This is the most genius tumblr. I’m drooling.
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No, it might not be THE ANSWER, but it sure as hell is a start. LOVE THIS.
“A Stanford Engineer Figured Out A Real Reason Fewer Women Code,” one headline read.
“This Awesome Ad, Set to the Beastie Boys, Is How to Get Girls to Become Engineers,” another promised.
I am so excited for the study that tracks the girls who: Use this toy exclusively, avoid all heteronormative outside influences, somehow survive high school as proud math-lovers, and then go on to pick a college major. That will surely prove its effectiveness.
This is a slick commercial, and it seems like a fun, educational toy. More power to GoldieBlox if it manages to make more kids interested in learning.
Source: The Atlantic