Shattering The Plastic Ceiling: Why It Matters That LEGO Just Created A Female Scientist

http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2013/09/06/2584721/plastic-ceiling-lego/

…it matters that girls see figurines who represent what they might become. There‚Äôs evidence that reinforcing gender stereotypes can be formative to how a little girl or boy views him or herself. Numerous studies show that girls lack confidence in mathematics if their parents enforce gender stereotypes around the subject.

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Image source and article: http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2013/09/06/2584721/plastic-ceiling-lego/

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