Girls’ toys designed to inspire future female engineers and tech workers

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Children's toys can have a purpose beyond pure entertainment, and there have already been products designed to help kids with autism and diabetes learn to manage their conditions. Now the Roominate range of dolls' houses aims to get young girls interested in science and technology. It's perhaps true that many women are turned off from STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects due to their reputation as largely male areas of expertise. The team behind Roominate believe that diversity in those industries – currently dominated by men – would be a good thing and that it is important to encourage…

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