Breaking the code: Women are striding into tech-related industries

From left: Pontipe, Larviania and Sakinah are learning programming fundamentals at CodeOp, a coding bootcamp just for women. — Photos: MUHAMAD SHAHRIL ROSLI/The Star

When children are asked to draw a scientist, they almost always draw a male, according to a research conducted by the American Association of University Women (AAUW).

The non-profit organisation, which advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education and research, says this “unconscious bias” associates the science and math fields with male and humanities and arts fields with female.

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