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Half of Canadians can’t name a woman scientist or engineer, poll finds

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You’ve probably heard of Stephen Hawking, Albert Einstein and Mark Zuckerberg. But can you name a woman scientist or engineer? Half of Canadians can’t, suggests a new poll. Here’s why advocates for gender equity say that’s a problem and how some are trying to fix it.

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