A report from the Office of the Chief Scientist has found false perceptions about women’s aptitude, interest & experience in STEM are holding back progress.
Girls Who Code, an American non-profit working to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sector through programs that look to educate, inspire, and equip high school girls with the skills and resources to pursue opportunities in computing fields.
Recently, US-based toy-making startup GoldieBlox created a video advertisement for their impressive line of engineering toys for girls. The advertisement, however, has caused a bit of a ruckus because the background song they used in the advertisement is the Beastie Boys’ ‘Girls’ – but with lyrics changed. And now we have a legal issue of copyright infringement spiraling out of control.