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Women don't need to be "empowered". It's not some socieo-ecominic reason that's causing girls to steer clear of tech. It's been discussed here before many, many times and women have weighed in. According to them its the culture and insensitivity towards women thats causing skewed gender ratios.

This isn't a problem you can throw money at.




There are far fewer women in tech majors than men and that happens before women ever hit the workplace. The skewed gender ratio starts much earlier in life.

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Empowerment isn't just for socio-economic reasons... It's for all equality based issues.

> According to them its the culture and insensitivity towards women thats causing skewed gender ratios.

There are a multitude of problems, and they all need to be tackled, just because one solution doesn't solve all, doesn't mean we shouldn't do it.

> This isn't a problem you can throw money at.

I would rephrase that as:

This isn't a problem you can just throw money at.

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