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It's compensative sexism.

Not sure why you are being down voted. This scholarship discriminates based on sex (which is sexism by definition) presumably in an attempt to compensate for the sexism targeted at women in tech.

Let's call a spade a spade.

I think the more accurate term is "reverse sexism." When efforts are made to combat sexism (with good intentions) that don't lead to actually working against or solving the root cause of the original sexism. Though sexism is never mentioned in the article, so we can't say that's the intention behind this initiative at all.

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