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Brave, Not Perfect: A Message to Girls Around the World

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You ever notice how young and quickly the color pink becomes associated with femininity? I have. If we are to create a more equitable world, we must ensure that gender and identity are taught about with nuance and empathy. One way to start is this TED Talk on why bravery rather than perfection is the essential message to girls. And the deliverer of the message heads up one of the most promising computer science education organizations out there. Watch for how girls are portrayed in books and film, how they are talked about in class, and then make everyone watch this talk.

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