Powerful Ad May Explain Why There are Few Women in Tech

There is no shortage of articles on Techvibes about the fact that there are very few women working in tech today.

A new Verizon commercial cites a sad statistic by the National Science Foundation: 66 percent of 4th grade girls say they like science and math, but only 18 percent of all college engineering majors are female.

Verizon’s ad highlights the importance of the social cues that push girls away from math and science in their earliest childhood years.