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Article : Science careers start with young girls

“Whether it’s obvious or not, there’s still a picture in everybody’s head of what a good scientist or what a good engineer looks like. And it’s often not a pretty young woman. There’s a responsibility among adults to show kids role models that reflect the reality, which is that there’s lots of women in science,” said Sandra Eix, vice-president of programs for the non-profit Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology.

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