Are We Designing Girls Out of Education Technology?
AUGUST 11, 2017
In one experiment, auto mechanics charged a wheelchair-bound person more for repairs—not because of implicit or explicit bias, but because they assumed someone with limited mobility would be less likely to shop around. When the same exercise was carried out in the matrilineal Khasi tribe, 54 percent of women chose to compete, while only 39 percent of the men did. Last year, an all-girls team from Michigan called the Pink Eagles won our global robotics competition.