Unpicking the #HackAHairdryer debate

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#HackAHairdryer has been trending on twitter for the last few days and highlights that encouraging girls to engage in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects is a very subtle and tricky business. The furore around #HackAHairdryer suffers from the common presumption that STEM stuff needs to be ‘girlified’ to appeal to females.

Read the Guardian article: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/dec/08/hackahairdryer-hack-a-hairdryer-women

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