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[–] heyfattybomsticks 0 points 21 points (+21|-0) ago 

They've been pushing this "Girls in IT" BS for 30 years. It doesn't work. More males like tech.

[–] peacegnome 0 points 10 points (+10|-0) ago 

males are impassioned about it (sometimes). Women don't give a shit about stem, and so, although they can force themselves to learn it, and work in it, they typically hate it. There are some sciences that they like, and they are pampered to shit, so they like it more, but you will rarely (never) find a female EE who likes her job.

[–] cats_taste_good 1 points 3 points (+4|-1) ago 

males are impassioned about it (sometimes).

Lots of guys have are obsessive about problem solving. They start a program, or some physics problem, or something of that nature and literally cannot forget about it until they solve it. I have this quirk and I have seen in in a lot of other guys who are in STE-. I leave off the "M" because medicine is not really the same sort of endeavor.

People in medicine have to be "people persons" to one degree or another. I've seen numerous people who were extremely talented technically or analytically in bio or chem who did not get into medical school because they did not have "good" personalities for dealing with people.

Of course they were all white, but that's another issue.

[–] Zcybd 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

Meanwhile, look how many women love working in the medical field. You never see any campaigns trying to get more female PAs, doctors, surgeons, etc because they love it and excel at it. I recently attended a PA whitecoat ceremony where of the 36 students present, only 5 were Male. These are super high-paying, prestigious, difficult jobs. Smart women gravitate towards that a lot more than they gravitate to software engineering. Just the way it is

[–] NotPolice 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Don't get me started on that bullshit. That too has been pushed and engineered, and it is already backfiring. Even with loans from private sectors, the majority (90%+, its been a little while since I kept up with it) of the cost of medical school is born by the state through grants, college funding, etc. So if a doctor leaves the medical field, the state has lost a lot of money and wasted opportunity that could have been given to someone who stays in.

Knowing that, they still let in women to the profession, despite many of them leaving the job after having a kid. Personally, of the female doctors I know as friends, two of three have left the field to be housewives, and the third may noin them. Biology is a bitch.

[–] SuperConductiveRabbi 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago  (edited ago)

As societies get more equal the gender difference in careers gets greater, not smaller. Leftists tend to ignore this.

[–] truthwoke33 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Everyone is a hunter gatherer when we're starving to death. Let's live like cave people to achieve true equality. Progress!

[–] HulkInformation 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

When someone brings up a lack of diversity in IT I point out that not one programming class I ever attended had a single girl in it. Not one girl. So you should expect there not to be any girls in programming, but there are many. This is such fucking bullshit it's like they're going to tell you that you can't just "take whatever courses you want".