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Quartz | Scientists and mathematicians aren't all white men — but you wouldn't know that from the movies

Not only do we tend to assume that all scientists, technologists, and mathematicians have poor posture—our go-to image of STEM professionals is typically white and male. Ada Lovelace Day is the perfect opportunity to change this picture.

https://qz.com/523023/scientists-and-mathematicians-arent-all-white-men-but-you-wouldnt-know-that-from-the-movies/

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TIME | How to Get More Girls Involved in STEM

Three years ago, Jordyn Simmons enrolled in an Advanced Placement computer science class in her Houston public high school. She was the only girl and the only African-American student in the class. When Jordyn aced her midterm exam, her teacher responded not with praise, but with accusations of cheating. What's most surprising—and inspiring—about Jordyn's story is that she stuck with studying computer science. Many teenage girls don't.

http://time.com/3835310/girls-stem-school/

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