These experiences, both inside and outside the classroom, can bring the subject to life.
About four in 10 girls say they don't get enough practical experiences. Microsoft said it's also important to show girls how the material can be applied in real-life situations, giving the topics more relevance in their lives.
More mentors: Having teachers who mentor and encourage girls in these subjects can have even more of an impact than parent encouragement. Microsoft joins legal fight for transgender rights. Top tech titans have been the target of criticism for years for coool male-dominated working environments.
High profile accusations of sexism and harassment are not uncommon. The company acknowledged in a report accompanying the survey that its success depends on the diverse skills and experiences of its employees.
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