Girl Gamers are 3 x’s More Likely to Pursue Futures in STEM

by Anat Shperling – Co-Founder, CEO of Toya, and a mother of two
Almost every time I talk about digital games and what Toya does, people approach me, and while handing over their business card, they say: “I have a boy or girl, who is X years old. I’m very worried about their screen time, of what it does to them and the damage”.

I’m also afraid.
But not because I think it is damaging them. I’m rather afraid my teenage daughter would not know some of the best games there are, out there, and would rather play some beauty/caring app instead.
Sharing an article of a recent study led by Anesa Hosein :  Girls Who Game Three Times More Likely to Study STEM, UK Research Finds
Bottom line: we need to encourage our girls to play video games at least 9 hours a week.

 

Girl Gamers are 3 x’s More Likely to Pursue Futures in STEM

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