For years, my single friends and I consoled one another after breakups or blow-offs by employing reductive reasoning, repeating a misinformed, yet token girl power refrain: "He's probably just intimidated by you -- you're strong, smart and successful -- and that scares him." In the twenty-first century, women have come a long way.
In fact, we're beginning to surpass men in many areas: We have more master's and college degrees, better GPAs and single, childless women have higher earnings than their male counterparts in urban areas.
I quickly came to understand that code is a superpower every young woman should be able to access.
Understanding that code is the underlying (and invisible) framework of tech means that we do not have to be passive bystanders in our ever-changing digital world.
Derivative works and other unauthorized copying or use of stills, video footage, text or graphics is expressly prohibited.By 2025, more than half the primary breadwinners in America will be women.