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Revenge of the Female Nerds

Annalee Newitz

Why do media and industry lag behind reality when it comes to estimating
women's technical and scientific abilities? That women have these
abilities is obvious. The question is how to change social expectations
about them. What are women doing, and what can they do, to combat
pervasive myths about their inferiority as engineers and scientists?