Engineer Writes Book To Spur Women Engineers
People got angry when a Barbie doll was introduced that spoke the phrase "math class is tough." Yet 26 years later, there is still plenty of evidence that girls avoid the STEM subjects: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.
Komal Singh at Google noticed the trend herself, and decided to do something about it.
Her response is a book for girls called Ara the Star Engineer. The book mixes the fictional Ara with real-life women who have made great gains in technology. Komal Singh visits to talk about inspiration and dedication.