There's a growing number of women in the tech industry these days. An engineering director at the company, Jocelyn Goldfein, told the Seattle Times that she’s “quite hopeful that Facebook can do something to turn the tide” and get more women studying computer science.
She goes on to say that the misogynist way Mark Zuckerberg was depicted in The Social Network was erroneous and says that Facebook does actually employ a lot of female engineers and developers. With the continuous interest in Facebook, she hopes that girls and women could be more involve in the developing tech world.
“You look in the room, you see all men, you assume that’s for men, not me… That’s why I think Facebook can make a difference. Teenage girls are using Facebook, and so I think it’s meaningful for them to hear about women engineers working at Facebook.”
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