The Internet responds to Barbie book’s sexism with #FeministHackerBarbie

This week, the Internet was aflame with criticism of the Mattel Barbie book I Can Be a Computer Engineer.

In theory, the text should have been a wild success. Barbie plays the part of a computer engineer, a field in which women are severely underrepresented. In practice, it all went horribly wrong. Instead of reading about Barbie’s successes in the land of computer engineering, readers were presented with a character who required a man’s help in order to actually do any coding.  

So the Internet fired back with this | Follow micdotcom

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