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Everything Is Terrible/Vimeo

Gallup and Google recently conducted a survey about teenage girls' confidence in the field of computer science, and surprise! The results are super sexist and depressing.


Only 46% of female students in 7th through 12th grade feel "very confident" they could learn computer science if they wanted to, whereas 62% of male students said the same about themselves. The survey also found that female students are less likely to see themselves learning computer science in the future or someday having a job that requires some familiarity in the subject.


Lest you think this lowered confidence is solely the result of internalized sexism, everyone else in these girls' lives are apparently trash, too.

Students, parents, and even teachers (teachers!) all think that boys are way more interested in learning about computer science. All three groups also say that boys will be more likely to be successful in mastering the subject.


In short: everything bad.

Bad at filling out bios seeks same.

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